It was laying under a stone, seeking for some freshness.
Found lots of these guys but was only able to get a picture of this juvenile.
Lots of these guys out today.
Found on floor running from my bean bag chair very fast. Finding them at night. Bite/sting very painful. Leaves multiple holes in skin that burn. Blue legs, dark brown to almost black bodies. 1-3 inches found so far. Like to be in blankets, clothes, & under things. Active at night. This was a smaller one & the 5th one we found.
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...