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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....

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.