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    • Scolopendromorpha
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    • Tropical Centipedes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

October 13, 2014

Description

Chilopoda: Cryptopidae: Cryptops sp.

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

epitree

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

With egg masses

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Centipede (Cormocephalus rubriceps) Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

epitree

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

30mm

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Centipede (Cormocephalus rubriceps) Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

epitree

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

80mm under rotting log

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Date

the past

Description

too fast for a photo! Really big centipede, looked just like the picture on Landcare's What is this bug website but have been told only found in the North Island?

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ahoover

Date

May 6, 2014

Description

Collected from pitfall trap deployed in a wood pile in the Linc Works vegetative dump site. Smaller of two centipedes.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ahoover

Date

May 6, 2014

Description

Collected from pitfall trap deployed in a wood pile in the Linc Works vegetative dump.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

anton

Date

March 25, 2014 02:29 PM NZDT

Description

Cutting manuka for the marae, seen 4 or 5 come from within the trees close to the ground

Photos / Sounds

What

Genus Cormocephalus Genus Cormocephalus

Observer

epitree

Date

March 9, 2014

Description

70mm under rock

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

riverdog

Date

July 7, 2013 04:12 PM NZST

Description

Very large. About 25-30cm long.

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

myxonz

Date

July 4, 2012 06:44 PM NZST

Description

Giant centipede are some thing I normal see from the corner of my eye as they scurry off to hide. So I was surprised to find this one that was very sluggish. Mind you, would you go charging about if blind.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

mcarthurn

Date

July 7, 2011

Description

One 10cm-long specimen found by Gareth Cooper, EHRP ranger

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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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