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Scutigera coleoptrata - juvenile Medium sized juvenile Scutigera coleoptrata Chilopoda,House Centipede,Myriapoda,Scutigera coleoptrata,Scutigeridae,Scutigeromorpha Click/tap to enlarge

Scutigera coleoptrata - juvenile

Medium sized juvenile Scutigera coleoptrata

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''Scutigera coleoptrata'' – one of several species commonly known as the house centipede – is a typically yellowish-grey centipede with up to 15 pairs of legs. Originating in the Mediterranean region, the species has spread to other parts of the world, where it can live in human homes. It is an insectivore; it kills and eats other arthropods, such as insects and arachnids.

Similar species: Scutigeromorpha
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Mar 30, 2017.