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Scolopendra subspinipes dehaani
Length:- 15 to 20 cm (Adult)
Under rocks, between the bark of trees, in soil and in leaf litter.
Manoj, the information you should put in the Habitat field is "Lowland forest", and any other information specific to the spotting site you have. Generic habitat information such as the one you added can go under Notes, or be provided in a reference. From our FAQ page:"Habitat: Please state the actual habitat where you photographed the spotting - this information can then be used to track changes in habitat, such as those caused by human intervention or habitat destruction. Again, it is not necessary to state published habitat information here, this can be referenced in the 'reference links' box". https://www.projectnoah.org/faqThank you again for all your contributions!
Thanks for your advice Sir .. 🙏🙏
Nice find Manoj,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing.The habitat information is better to put it in the habitat box ,in the spotting,allways,like that your beautiful spottings could also be nominated and elected for SOTW more times :-) thanks again
They are found in rocky woodlands under rocks, wood piles or other hiding places.
You're welcome Manoj! Please include the Lowland forest information under Habitat. Thank you in advance.
Thank You Dai..
Congratulations Manoj bhai for the SOTD!
Thank You हेमा Ma'am N Found in Lowland forest area.
Thank You Daniele Ma'am.
Where did you find it?
Congratulations.Manoj! Well deserved!
Congratulations Manoj, your Chinese Red-headed Centipede is our Spotting of the Day:"One of the most widely distributed members of the genus Scolopendra, this Chinese Red-headed Centipede (Scolopendra subspinipes) is our Spotting of the Day! Wrapped around the centipede's head are forcipules, modified pincer-like forelegs connected to venom glands. While predators usually catch prey that are smaller than themselves, centipedes can use highly potent venom to subdue prey much larger than themselves. Recent research has shown that the venom of Scolopendra subspinipes contains a cocktail of toxins that can simultaneously disrupt the cardiovascular, respiratory, muscular, and nervous systems of their targets.For more information: https://buff.ly/2FVvcx4 "Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter:https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/1...
Lat: 22.39, Long: 113.98
Spotted on Jan 23, 2019 Submitted on Jan 23, 2019
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