Category:Archispirostreptus gigas

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DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • SubregnumEumetazoa • CladusBilateria • SuperphylumProtostomia • CladusEcdysozoa • PhylumArthropoda • SubphylumMyriapoda • ClassisDiplopoda • OrdoSpirostreptida • FamiliaSpirostreptidae • GenusArchispirostreptus • Species: Archispirostreptus gigas
English: Archispirostreptus gigas, the giant African millipede, is one of the largest of the millipedes, growing up to 11 in (28 cm) in length. It lives in tropical and subtropical Africa, in rotting plant life or moist earth, and usually avoids light. It is black in colour, and is often kept as a pet.