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Redheaded centipede

Scolopendra heros

Description:

This one was large, 7-8 inches. Red head, dark segmented body, lots of legs.

Habitat:

Spotted scurrying up a somewhat bare hillside near a large shelf of rock. Both wooded and open areas nearby.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Belton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 22, 2012
Submitted on Apr 25, 2012

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