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centipede

Description:

approximately 12cm long




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2 Comments

DeeSA
DeeSA 7 years ago

Now there's a conundrum!
I will share this with the kids, they will love it. Thanks.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago

Despite their name, these centipedes have 21 segments and therefore usually only 42 legs. (Cent.=hundred; ped.= leg). Other species have more segments but always an odd number. Therefore it is possible for some to have 98 legs, or 102 legs but never 100. What then should we name them?

DeeSA
Spotted by
DeeSA

5255, South Australia, Australia

Lat: -35.26, Long: 138.89

Spotted on Dec 18, 2011
Submitted on Dec 18, 2011

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