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Centipede abandoned eggs

Discussion in 'Myriapods' started by Steph87, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Steph87

    Steph87 Arachnopeon

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    I accidentally disturbed my centipede who was slightly under her substrate. I did not know she had eggs. When she was uncovered, she dropped and abandoned her eggs and then buried herself again. For a few hours, the eggs remained on the surface and she stayed buried. I covered her enclosure with a towel to give her more darkness to reduce the stress I probably caused her. After an hour I checked on her. Her eggs were gone. I know they often eat their eggs if disturbed and abandoned. But is it possible that she could have gathered them back up and took them with her back underground? I ask this because I'm not sure if she would have been able to eat them all in that hour.
     
  2. Greasylake

    Greasylake Arachnoprince Active Member

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    They're eaten. If she dropped them then shes not going to take care of them again.
     
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  3. Steph87

    Steph87 Arachnopeon

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  4. NYAN

    NYAN Arachnoprince Active Member

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    It’s possible, but unlikely. She probably ate them. If she took them below she still likely ate them.
     
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