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    • Scolopendromorpha
    • Scolopendrida
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    • Tropical Centipedes
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Recent observations

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What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

obinfiji

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

A small centipede, by Fiji standards, maybe 5cm long. this individual was dead by side of road.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Desert Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

donarburn

Date

October 18, 2014 11:15 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

annemirdl

Date

January 13, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

davidr

Date

January 18, 2015 01:32 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dominic

Date

January 18, 2015

Description

Sorry for the horrible pictures. This guy didn't stay still enough.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

icosahedron

Date

January 16, 2015 03:56 PM PST

Description

Last time I posted one of these I got the opinion that species classification was determined by the sutures on the dorsa of the mid body segments....

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 8, 2015 12:26 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Centipede Scolopocryptops sexspinosus

Observer

rcurtis

Date

December 29, 2014 11:32 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

December 15, 2014 01:45 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

th0th

Date

December 26, 2014

Description

23 segments.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

temminicki

Date

December 22, 2014

Description

Female with eggs

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 19, 2014 02:54 PM PST
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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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