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Scutigera coleoptrata - cropped Scutigera coleoptrata, cropped for better detail of body and legs, but the very long antennae and hind legs cropped off.  Chilopoda,House Centipede,Myriapoda,Scutigera coleoptrata,Scutigeridae,Scutigeromorpha Click/tap to enlarge

Scutigera coleoptrata - cropped

Scutigera coleoptrata, cropped for better detail of body and legs, but the very long antennae and hind legs cropped off.

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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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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Mar 30, 2017.