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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

simbamangu

Date

December 5, 2016 10:58 AM AST

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Date

December 6, 2016 01:50 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

roberto42

Date

December 5, 2016 09:13 AM +06

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scolopendrids Family Scolopendridae

Observer

dan_cawley

Date

January 30, 2015 11:29 AM CET

Description

This large centipede was residing in the nicely hydrated water inlet (which was broken). Also, a toad.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

april13out

Date

November 5, 2016

Description

Crawling through its branch.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

cvaldecantos

Date

November 28, 2016 12:55 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Observer

oswaldo2

Date

November 7, 2016 09:18 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Desert Centipede Scolopendra polymorpha

Date

December 4, 2016 12:53 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Redheaded Centipede Scolopendra heros

Observer

elijah97

Date

November 25, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tropical Centipedes Order Scolopendromorpha

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 2, 2016 01:46 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Observer

tsteer

Date

December 1, 2016 09:07 AM TOT

Description

Feisty character - not to be messed with I think!

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kruma

Date

December 1, 2016 08:30 PM SAST
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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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