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Scolopendra subspinipes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: Scolopendra subspinipes. Credit: Matt Reinbold / Wikipedia (CC BY 2.0) Scolopendra subspinipes is a species of centipede whose native range and origin are unknown. Its current range includes areas of Indomalaya and Manganesia, as well as most tropical and subtropical areas of Asia, the Caribbean, most areas of land within the Indian Ocean, Central America and South America....

Chinese Red-headed Centipede Scolopendra subspinipes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Chinese Red-headed Centipede (Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans), also known as the Chinese Red Head, is a species of centipede found in East Asia and Australia. This creature is found typically in damp, moist environments, where it grows to an average length of 8 inches. In ancient Chinese traditions, this species is used for its healing properties. Placing a Chinese red head on a rash...

Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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