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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

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

eleeuw

Date

January 14, 2017 12:15 AM SAST

Description

It was laying under a stone, seeking for some freshness.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

dominic

Date

January 16, 2017 03:34 PM PST

Description

Found lots of these guys but was only able to get a picture of this juvenile.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dominic

Date

January 16, 2017 02:56 PM PST

Description

Lots of these guys out today.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

miguel_l_cuellar

Date

November 7, 2015 06:02 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

je2

Date

January 14, 2017 02:33 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

usvaldo

Date

December 17, 2016 12:27 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

judehooson

Date

March 13, 2016 01:50 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

danieltapaya

Date

July 10, 2013 05:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

izikakis

Date

January 10, 2017 03:02 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

guillermoonate

Date

December 11, 2016 11:52 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Vietnamese Centipede Scolopendra subspinipes

Observer

kaistrom

Date

January 7, 2017 04:54 AM HST

Description

Found on floor running from my bean bag chair very fast. Finding them at night. Bite/sting very painful. Leaves multiple holes in skin that burn. Blue legs, dark brown to almost black bodies. 1-3 inches found so far. Like to be in blankets, clothes, & under things. Active at night. This was a smaller one & the 5th one we found.

Photos / Sounds

What

Scolopendrids Family Scolopendridae

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 5, 2017 11:10 AM PST

Description

With eggs!

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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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