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Amazonian Giant Centipede Scolopendra gigantean
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: Puerto Rican Giant Centipede, Scolopendra gigantea; Vieques, Puerto Rico. Credit: Katka Nemčoková/Wikipedia  (CC BY-SA 3.0) The Amazonian giant centipede (Scolopendra gigantean), also known as the Peruvian giant yellow-leg centipede, can be found in areas of the Caribbean and South America. Its range includes Saint Thomas, Grenada, Jamaica, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the...

Giant Centipede Ethmostigmus rubripes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: I took this picture myself on 7th March, 2007. John E. Hill 04:23, 7 March 2007 (UTC) Specimen caught by Jim Symes in Laura, Queensland. It measures over 16 cm from its' head to the end of its' body and is the largest recorded specimen of this species so far. John E. Hill 11:12, 22 March 2007 (UTC). Credit: John E. Hill/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The giant centipede...

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....

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

Scolopendra subspinipes, is a species of centipede that is found primarily Southeast Asia. Commonly known as the Vietnamese Centipede, it is among the largest centipedes in Asia, often with a length of 8 inches. There are currently 8 sub-species that have been recognized. Scolopendra is an active and aggressive centipede that will prey upon almost everything they can overwhelm. Despite its...

Scolopendra gigantea
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Scolopendra gigantea, also known by the common names Peruvian giant yellow-leg centipede or the Amazonian giant centipede, is regarded as one of the largest members of the genus Scolopendra. It can reach an overall length of up to 12 inches. S. gigantea can be found in South America and parts of the Caribbean. They are known to be very aggressive and also nervous. S. gigantea has a body that...

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...

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