Black and yellow centipedes - Knowledgebase Question

Corvallis, Or
Question by czandofsky
May 13, 2008
Are black and yellow centipedes good or bad for the garden?

Answer from NGA
May 13, 2008


Centipedes are considered beneficial in the garden. Centipedes prey on pests and insects in the soil including slugs, worms and fly pupae. I'd just leave them alone to do their work.

Best wishes with your garden!

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