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Recent observations

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What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

plancaster

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

plancaster

Date

August 13, 2016 02:06 PM PDT

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What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

jefffryett

Date

April 23, 2016 01:14 PM NZST

Description

On track as we climbed mt kakepuku and still there on the return leg.

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Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

benwalker505

Date

April 15, 2016 12:20 PM CDT

Place

Caddo, Tx (Google, OSM)

Description

Under sandstone rock

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Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

nzwide

Date

April 25, 2012

Description

about 12 cm in length

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What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

kate_curtis

Date

January 6, 2016

Description

Found in a pitfall trap

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What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

saras

Date

February 27, 2016

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Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

saras

Date

January 30, 2016

Description

Chilling in a Rat Cafe!!
Contains diphacinone (Ratabait from Connovation).

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What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Date

January 21, 2016 09:21 PM NZDT

Description

Cormocephalus Rubriceps possible? I know their is two species of large centipedes in New Zealand

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Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

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natalieatwrct

Date

July 29, 2015

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Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

atdahl

Date

June 9, 2015

Description

7 to 8 inches in length

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What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

beaumasters

Date

October 15, 2015 02:53 PM TOT
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Description from Wikipedia

Cormocephalus rubriceps is a large centipede of the family Scolopendridae, endemic to Australia and the North Island of New Zealand. At up to 25 cm in length, it is the largest centipede in New Zealand. It can deliver a poisonous bite using its razor sharp pincers.

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