what is this?
Brent Tibbatts, Guam Dept. of Agriculture sent me this image.
3cm long house centipede found on my bathroom curtain
made a wee environment in a jar for him, caught his a couple of flies and kept him for 2 days before releasing him. he was super cute.
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...