Allothereua maculata facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAllothereua maculata
The body of Allothereua maculata is made up of 15 segments and bears 15 pairs of long legs. The body is pale brown with dark markings, and grows to 20–25 millimetres (0.8–1.0 in) long. It bears one pair of antennae on the head and a similarly long pair of caudal appendages at the tail end.
Allothereua maculata lives in urban areas and woodland. Its occurrence in houses indicates dampness and a lack of ventilation. A. maculata is a predator of insects and other arthropods, but is generally considered harmless.
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