Bicho de menos de 5 cms de largo. Loc. Xalapa, Veracruz, MÉXICO
Large adult, around 8" long. Found in an oak/juniper forest in Lago Vista, TX.
Edwards County, TX
Wandering in the middle of the trail in full sun. About 1" long.
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...