Found this common centipede under a rock. It was about 2-1/2" long.
Centipedes 蜈蚣 (Class Chilopoda) > Scolopendra subspinipes japonica
Small scolopendra found under a rock near the parking lot
Long, light brown, black lines,many legs,4 seeming to be antennas.
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...