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Unidentified Multi-legged Bug - Scutigera coleoptrata

Unidentified Multi-legged Bug - Scutigera coleoptrata
Bandeleir National Monument, Los Alamos County, New Mexico, USA
April 25, 2009
Size: about 1.5 in
Was found in a building. Might be a centipede of some kind. Moved very fast on all those legs.

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Unidentified Multi-legged Bug - Scutigera coleoptrata Unidentified Multi-legged Bug - Scutigera coleoptrata

Scutigera coleoptrata, House Centipede
I think you have a Scutigera coleoptrata, House Centipede there. I'm not an expert, but I think that's the only one that looks like this.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/25

 
house centipede for sure
Good to have around. They help control unwanted bugs in the house. :)

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