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Giant Redheaded Centipede

Scolopendra heros

Description:

6 or 7 in long. Quick moving.

Habitat:

Spotted it on a wooded hillside in Central Texas. It darted under a log when it sensed me.


1 Species ID Suggestions

oxyjack
oxyjack 7 years ago
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Scolopendra sp.


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3 Comments

TinaMorrow
TinaMorrow 7 years ago

Seen one just like it today!

akamberg
akamberg 7 years ago

Eeeeew!

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 7 years ago

That's one of my favorites and my local "big" centipede - Scolopendra heros castaneiceps.

joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Morgan s Point Resort, Texas, USA

Lat: 31.13, Long: -97.47

Spotted on Apr 1, 2012
Submitted on Apr 1, 2012

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