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Small black worms

I keep finding these tiny (less than an inch-long) wiry-looking black worms when I dig in the garden. They curl up in a tight spiral when disturbed. I’ve been finding them in the same locations as slugs, which I’ve been trapping with beer traps. When I lift the trap to empty it, I see lots of the little black worms. They’re not much bigger around than a pencil lead. I’ve looked at dozens of pictures of wireworms and millipedes and nothing is small enough or the right color!

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#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 06/13/2015 @ 1:32 am

They are a millipede.

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