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Centipede - Scolopocryptops

Centipede - Scolopocryptops
Englewood MetroPark, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
April 21, 2014
Size: 45-50 mm
Found in rotting wood, very fast and shiny, took several tries to get a halfway decent photo.

Moved
Moved from Centipedes.

Scolopocryptops
Could be sexspinosus or nigridus as both occur in Ohio. Based on the 23 pairs of legs. Dr. Shelley might be able to say which species.

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Moved from ID Request.

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