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    • House Centipedes
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    • Scutigeromorpha

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Centipedes Order Scutigeromorpha

Observer

monitoscana

Date

October 22, 2014 08:05 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I found a centiped in my garden. It is small, fast and doesn't like th light.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Centipede Scutigera coleoptrata

Observer

tobler

Date

October 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

October 20, 2014 08:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

edwilson

Date

January 7, 2014

Description

Found in the fold of a curtain

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Centipede Scutigera coleoptrata

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

October 24, 2012

Description

This alian like species was hanging around in the rest rooms.

Photos / Sounds

What

house centipede Scutigera smithii

Observer

johnnya_nz

Date

October 26, 2011

Description

House centipede. Harmless, widespread in Auckland and poses no threat whatsoever.

Excellent insectivores and kill mosquitoes and cockroaches

Photos / Sounds

What

House Centipedes Order Scutigeromorpha

Observer

naturespotter

Date

October 11, 2014 09:12 AM PDT

Description

Dead centipede. Photos by Monique

Photos / Sounds

What

House Centipedes Order Scutigeromorpha

Observer

saararahikka

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

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.

Photos / Sounds

What

House Centipede Scutigera coleoptrata

Observer

tsvalle

Date

September 23, 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Description

Found while dismantling a rock wall.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Centipedes Order Scutigeromorpha

Observer

jaico

Date

May 19, 2014 07:12 AM COT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Centipede Scutigera coleoptrata

Observer

oospikeoo

Date

September 13, 2014 03:00 PM CEST

Description

House centipede

Photos / Sounds

What

House Centipedes Order Scutigeromorpha

Observer

garychang

Date

August 30, 2014 09:15 AM PDT

Description

Caught this in my basement, then released it in my driveway.

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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