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Henia vesuviana - habitus One of the larger/longer European &quot;Soil Centipedes&quot; (Geophilomorpha). A &quot;southern&quot; species that has only recently reached the south of the Netherlands.<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/49486/henia_vesuviana_-_detail.html" title="Henia vesuviana - detail"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/49486_thumb.jpeg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=TWm1x%2FkSr3qaWmyJwho%2B2rKCaLw%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Henia vesuviana - detail See with this image:<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/49485/henia_vesuviana_-_coiled_up.html" title="Henia vesuviana - coiled up"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/49485_thumb.jpeg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1571270410&Signature=3xCq0yUQr55s7bqavG7dZJbjAsY%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Henia vesuviana - coiled up See with this image:<br />
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Henia vesuviana - habitus

One of the larger/longer European "Soil Centipedes" (Geophilomorpha). A "southern" species that has only recently reached the south of the Netherlands.
Other images of same animal:

Henia vesuviana - detail See with this image:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/49484/henia_vesuviana_-_habitus.html Centipede,Chilopoda,Dignathodontinae,Geophilidae,Geophilomorpha,Henia,Henia vesuviana,Myriapoda,Netherlands,Soil Centipede

Henia vesuviana - coiled up See with this image:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/49484/henia_vesuviana_-_habitus.html Centipede,Chilopoda,Dignathodontinae,Geophilidae,Geophilomorpha,Henia,Henia vesuviana,Myriapoda,Netherlands,Soil Centipede

    comments (3)

  1. Couldn't readily find another Soil Centipede on JD, so I figured I'd add the order :o) Posted 2 years ago
    1. It's hard to express how much that is appreciated! You have a unique take on the insect world. Entire categories many of us have never even heard of. Please keep doing what you're doing :) Posted 2 years ago
      1. Thanks Ferdy - I'm having just as much fun displaying some of the lesser well-known creatures on this great platform :o) Posted 2 years ago

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Henia (Chaetechelyne) vesuviana (Newport,1845) is a long Soil Centipede (Geophilomorpha) in the family Geophilidae (sometimes classified as subfamily Dignathodontinae).

Similar species: Geophilomorpha
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Mar 30, 2017. Captured in Bellstraat 12, 6132 GP Sittard, Netherlands.