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Tropical Centipede
03-SEP-2012 Lejun

Tropical Centipede

Copyright Lewis Scharpf

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order: Scolopendromorpha (Tropical Centipedes)
Family: Scolopocryptopidae
Auburn, Alabama
It is reported that there are 8 spp. in 3 genera in North America
Members of this family have 23 pairs of legs.
For more information on centipedes, see:

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