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Recent observations

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What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

tsteer

Date

December 1, 2016 09:07 AM TOT

Description

Feisty character - not to be messed with I think!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

vegestoc

Date

November 5, 2016 12:41 PM NZDT

Place

Motokorea (Google, OSM)

Description

Browns Island after fire

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No photos or sounds

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

natalieatwrct

Date

October 28, 2016 05:24 PM TOT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

andymckay

Date

October 9, 2016 12:09 PM TOT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

saras

Date

October 8, 2016

Description

About 15cm long

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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.

Photos / Sounds

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

Photos / Sounds

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

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

saras

Date

February 27, 2016
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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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