I just learned that some of my millipedes are UV reactive!

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Wow! These photos are amazing. What species are these and what did you use for your UV source?

Not sure on the species, they are Appalachian mimic millipedes though. I have a UV LED flashlight that is pretty powerful.

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There are a number of arthropods that fluoresce under UV. Makes for a lot of fun hunting critters at night with a UV flash :+1:t4:

The main reason I got it was for scorpion hunting :slight_smile: I haven’t found too many critters that light up but I take it with me whenever I’ll be out at night.

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