Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • French
    • Scolopendres
  • Scientific Names
    • Scolopendromorpha
    • Scolopendrida
  • English
    • Tropical Centipedes
  • Spanish
    • Cienpiés tropicales

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Flickr invite link »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

296977063 a8fc160fdd sMagnifier 7499508740 dce103d2ae sMagnifier 3059997566 1e248b7211 sMagnifier 5271398715 419847a573 sMagnifier 2660757176 30ba413852 sMagnifier 7499508930 147cf5d5e4 sMagnifier 7499508930 147cf5d5e4 sMagnifier 75px scolopendra herosMagnifier SquareMagnifier 75px scolopendra giganteaMagnifier SquareMagnifier SquareMagnifier SquareMagnifier SquareMagnifier 7137319529 3d1b319b29 sMagnifier 8063244312 b09808e474 sMagnifier 8063244312 b09808e474 sMagnifier 8543084214 a32a4dd35c sMagnifier 28470 98 68Magnifier 3602310942 8db55e14d6 sMagnifier 546849 442228959178179 2056915824 nMagnifier SquareMagnifier SquareMagnifier 75px cryptops hortensis rombas 11Magnifier
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Scolopendromorpha."
Invite photos to iNat » View all photos tagged "Scolopendromorpha" on Flickr »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

lhiggins

Date

February 23, 2015 01:17 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

richardwasson

Date

February 25, 2015

Description

Found under a long. Was about 1.5" long.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kucycads

Date

January 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scolopendrids Family Scolopendridae

Observer

npollock66

Date

November 27, 2010

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

upandadam

Date

February 21, 2015 02:45 PM PST

Description

Crossing highway 67 by the Warren Canyon trailhead.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

junglejenny

Date

October 23, 2013

Description

Centipede

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cienpiés (Scolopendra gigantea) Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

edgardo

Date

March 21, 2014

Description

Ciempiés de color marrón con las patas rojizas. Mide aproximadamente 13cm de largo. Su mordedura es bien dolorosa inyectando un veneno que raramente es letal para los humanos. Son carnívoros alimentándose principalmente de insectos, ratones, aves pequeñas y lagartijos

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kueda

Date

February 12, 2015 12:18 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

artmur

Date

February 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

juancruzado

Date

June 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

February 4, 2015 10:07 AM PST

Description

Under oak log, common, about 2" long.

Photos / Sounds

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

seakay

Date

January 31, 2015
View all observations

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...

No range data available.