04 Jul 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
26 mm head-abdomen.
Found on the floor in the house.
Was eating a camel spider
Scutigera coleoptrata - House Centipede
花蚰蜒 Thereuonema tuberculata (Wood, 1863) ，網上很多資料把學名寫成 "Theteuonema tuberculataWood"應不正確的。
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學名: Thereuonema tuberculata
Believed to be scutigera coleoptrata, common house centipede found in an outdoor garage at night
I found this house centipede out near an old barn in Virginia near danville area. It was outside crawling up the side of the barn.
The weather was warm about 70 degrees and sunny.
It had about 16-18 legs and was about 2 and and a half inches long and about 3 inches wide including the legs
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...