Largo total del cuerpo: = 40 mm y 43 mm. Patas terminales gruesas.
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Florida Blue Centipede (Hemiscolopendra marginata)
United States: Alabama: Tuscaloosa Co.
Tulip Tree Hollow off Echola Rd.; Elrod
J.C. Abbott #2833 & K.K. Abbott
Found in a pool (drowned) on a ranch near the Sierra Madre mountains in Northeastern Mexico. Approximately 6" in length
Went to the plateau to see the wildflowers and the vernal pools, and got to see this little guy skitter across the path in front of us.
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...