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  • Spanish
    • Ciempiés tropicales
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 蜈蚣目
  • Scientific Names
    • Scolopendromorpha
    • Scolopendrida
  • English
    • Tropical Centipedes
  • French
    • Scolopendres

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

usvaldo

Date

August 27, 2016 04:27 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

ivan_manuel1

Date

August 25, 2016 04:17 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

jadonald

Date

July 21, 2014 03:44 PM AEST

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
In Community spiny forest near Ifotaka

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

sorilet14

Date

August 22, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

peggywu

Date

May 7, 2016 10:16 AM PDT

Description

At the Santa Susana Field Laboratory - Boeing

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

stevewhite

Date

August 25, 2016 08:57 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

acryptozoo

Date

May 22, 2016 09:39 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

miguelyga

Date

September 30, 2014 01:31 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

jackmorley

Date

June 11, 2016 01:06 AM EDT

Description

Highly agitated and aggressive.

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-headed Centipede Scolopendra morsitans

Observer

qgame_grisper

Date

August 21, 2016 05:04 PM AEST

Description

Field Notes - Found this under a rock in a melaleuca forest park.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

kwongchungman

Date

August 20, 2016 08:35 PM HKT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

cooter

Date

August 18, 2016 06:42 AM PDT
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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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