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    • 蜈蚣目
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    • Scolopendromorpha
    • Scolopendrida
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    • Tropical Centipedes
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    • Cienpiés tropicales
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    • Scolopendres

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Date

February 12, 2016 12:48 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Date

February 12, 2016 11:38 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

February 12, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Another great 2 in 1 finder under one of our coverboards; another Ringneck Snake (our third one of the day) and another lark Tiger Centiped that we found under the same coverboard in a mostly open meadow, bordered by scrub at the top of the hill, and a small ravine at the base of the slope, during a warm (80+ degree F), sunny morning.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

February 12, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Another Tiger Centipede that we found under a coverboard at the site, during a warm (80+ degree F), sunny morning.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

February 12, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A small Tiger Centipede that we found curled up under one of the coverboards at the site, during a warm (80+ degree F), sunny morning.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

February 12, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

One of a few Tiger Centipedes that we found under a few coverboards across the site, during a warm (80+ degree F), sunny morning. This specimen specimen measured approximately 10 - 12 cm in length, and was found within a creek bed that is shaded by many Live Oak trees.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

saras

Date

January 30, 2016

Description

Chilling in a Rat Cafe!!
Contains diphacinone (Ratabait from Connovation).

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kburke

Date

May 18, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Scolopendrids Family Scolopendridae

Observer

e-albright

Date

February 9, 2016 01:39 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Date

January 21, 2016 09:21 PM NZDT

Description

Cormocephalus Rubriceps possible? I know their is two species of large centipedes in New Zealand

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

jack11

Date

February 8, 2016 02:23 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

bioblitz2015

Date

September 19, 2015
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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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