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    • Scolopendromorpha
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

chuckford

Date

June 27, 2013

Description

Very large, at least 7", found on tree trunk in broad daylight, slowly making its way along, almost oblivious. Found in upland forest. Assuming genus Scolopendra, maybe one of the S. subspinipes subspecies?

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lsanflo

Date

July 18, 2014 09:08 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The brick is roughly 7 inches long.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

scotttrageser

Date

January 5, 2014 08:02 PM HST

Description

An Scolopendra sp from Con Dao, Vietnam

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common desert centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

jeckberg

Date

July 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Desert Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

durieudm

Date

July 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

colinmorita

Date

July 5, 2014 01:23 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Desert Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

mikaelb

Date

June 21, 2014 08:44 AM CDT

Description

We found two dead giant centipedes in the spring. One was floating on the surface and we retrieved it with a stick. I took this photo showing its large fangs.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kucycads

Date

June 15, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Desert Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

basskatie

Date

June 6, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Desert Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

hillcountryherps

Date

May 4, 2014 07:33 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Both of these were attempting to break into my house.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Desert Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

hillcountryherps

Date

May 4, 2014 07:33 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Both of these were attempting to break into my house.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Desert Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

hillcountryherps

Date

May 4, 2014 07:33 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Both of these were attempting to break into my house.

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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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