Scolopendra (Scolopendra morsitans)

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Scolopendra fact file

Scolopendra description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassChilopoda
OrderScolopendromorpha
FamilyScolopendridae
GenusScolopendra (1)

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Scolopendra status

Scolopendra morsitans is not yet classified on the IUCN Red List.

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References

  1. Shelley, R.M., Edwards, G.B. and Chagas Jr., A. (2005) Introduction of the centipede Scolopendra morsitans L., 1758, into the Northeastern Florida, the first authentic North American record, and a review of its global occurances (Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae: Scolopendrinae). Entomological News, 116(1): 39-58.
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Scolopendra morsitans female cleaning eggs  
Scolopendra morsitans female cleaning eggs

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