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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

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

grassflower

Date

September 28, 2016 09:35 PM AEST

Description

Field Notes - About 6 inch long in my kitchen sink. Probably came up the drain pipe

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scolopendrids Family Scolopendridae

Observer

scolette

Date

September 22, 2016 10:18 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scolopendrids Family Scolopendridae

Observer

amarsh

Date

September 27, 2016 02:13 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scolopendrids Family Scolopendridae

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

September 25, 2016 03:29 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

keegansmith417

Date

September 23, 2016 09:57 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

liapun312

Date

September 24, 2016 08:04 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

beschwar

Date

September 14, 2016

Description

Foraging in a small gulley

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

salamander9505

Date

August 22, 2008 11:44 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

September 13, 2016 10:34 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Centipede Scolopocryptops sexspinosus

Observer

wendy5

Date

September 20, 2016 04:06 PM PDT

Description

This Red centipede (Scolopocryptops sexspinosus) was crawling in a garden. I think it has 22 pairs of legs.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

dmxter784

Date

May 14, 2016 10:58 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

dmxter784

Date

May 14, 2016 10:05 AM CDT
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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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