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Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha

Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha
Danville / Bollinger canyon, California, USA
May 11, 2008
Size: 2 1/4"
This is the first time that I have seen such a colorful Centipede . I flipped a Cow-pie over to find it . I think that they are poisonous , so did not try to corner it with my hand . Any comments would help to further my buggie knowledge , thanks , Bugsys posy

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Scolopendra polymorpha Wood,
Scolopendra polymorpha Wood, 1861. Rowland Shelley

Seen one in Ridgecrest, CA
Seen one in Ridgecrest, CA

 
Just saw on in ridgecrest ca
Just saw on in ridgecrest ca yoday also. Are the poisonous?

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Moved from Centipedes.

I'm not sure, and if you alre
I'm not sure, and if you already know this, then sorry, but i'm willing to bet that this centapede at least will fall into the Genus Scolopendra. Sorry that's all i can get fer you.

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