Feisty character - not to be messed with I think!
Browns Island after fire
About 15cm long
On track as we climbed mt kakepuku and still there on the return leg.
Under sandstone rock
about 12 cm in length
Found in a pitfall trap
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.