I found a centiped in my garden. It is small, fast and doesn't like th light.
Found in the fold of a curtain
This alian like species was hanging around in the rest rooms.
House centipede. Harmless, widespread in Auckland and poses no threat whatsoever.
Excellent insectivores and kill mosquitoes and cockroaches
Dead centipede. Photos by Monique
I found this little baby house centipede in my basement on the wall. House centipedes live in damp areas. He was also very fast, and I didn't have the heart to kill it.
Found while dismantling a rock wall.
Centipedes (from Latin prefix centi-, "hundred", and pes, pedere, "foot") are arthropods belonging to the class Chilopoda of the subphylum Myriapoda. They are elongated metameric creatures with one pair of legs per body segment. Despite the name, centipedes can have a varying number of legs from under 20 to over 300. Centipedes have an odd number of pairs of legs, e.g. 15 or 17 pairs of legs (30 or 34 legs). A key trait uniting this...