Mammoth Memory


Myriapods have 20 or more legs.

A mnemonic to remember myriapods part of the main groups of arthropods

Think of a group of mirrors (myriapods) with lots of legs, playing in a football match, all hoping to score (score is an old word for the number 20)

Example of myriapod

Stone centipede (myriapod)

A graphic of a centipede, part of the myriapod group, commonly having more than twenty legs

Stone centipedes get their name from their habit of hiding under stones.

Number of legs: 30

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