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Class Chilopoda - Centipedes

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Myriapoda - Myriapods
Class Chilopoda - Centipedes

Order Lithobiomorpha - Stone Centipedes
Family Lithobiidae
Genus Arebius
Species diplonyx - Arebius diplonyx
Genus Arenobius
Species manegitus - Arenobius manegitus
Genus Bothropolys
Species multidentatus - Bothropolys multidentatus
Species xanti - Bothropolys xanti
Genus Ethopolys
Species positivus - Ethopolys positivus
Genus Gosibius
Species intermedius - Gosibius intermedius
Species monicus - Gosibius monicus
Species montereus - Gosibius montereus
Species paucidens - Gosibius paucidens
Species angelicus - Gosibius angelicus
Genus Lithobius
Species forficatus - Brown Centipede
Species peregrinus - Lithobius peregrinus
Species melanops - Lithobius melanops
Species microps - Lithobius microps
Genus Neolithobius
Genus Nothembius
Species aberrans - Nothembius aberrans
Species insulae - Nothembius insulae
Genus Paitobius
Species zinus - Paitobius zinus
Genus Pokabius
Species clavigerens - Pokabius clavigerens
Species disantus - Pokabius disantus
Genus Tigobius
Species paralus - Tigobius paralus
Genus Typhlobius
Species kebus - Typhlobius kebus
Family Henicopidae
Genus Lamyctes
Species africanus - Lamyctes africanus
Species caeculus - Lamyctes caeculus
Species emarginatus - Lamyctes emarginatus
Genus Zygethobius
Species ecologus - Zygethobius ecologus
Order Geophilomorpha - Soil Centipedes
Family Himantariidae
Genus Garriscaphus
Species amplus - Garriscaphus amplus
Family Geophilidae
Genus Geophilus
Species flavus - Boreal Yellow-headed Soil Centipede
Species oweni - Great Plains Soil Centipede
Species vittatus - Diamondback Soil Centipede
Species mordax - Pitted Soil Centipede
Genus Arenophilus
Species bipuncticeps - Northern Short-clawed Centipede
Species iugans - Arenophilus iugans
Genus Arctogeophilus
Species umbraticus - Eastern Saw-toothed Centipede
Genus Pachymerium
Species ferrugineum - Long-jawed Shore-crawler
Genus Strigamia
Species bidens - Strigamia bidens
Species bothriopus - Strigamia bothriopus
Species branneri - Strigamia branneri
Species epileptica - Strigamia epileptica
Species fusata - Strigamia fusata
Species chionophila - Strigamia chionophila
Genus Taiyuna
Species claremontus - Taiyuna claremontus
Species moderata - Taiyuna moderata
Subfamily Dignathodontinae
Family Linotaeniidae
Family Mecistocephalidae
Genus Dicellophilus
Species anomalus - Dicellophilus anomalus
Species limatus - Dicellophilus limatus
Family Schendylidae
Genus Nyctunguis
Genus Escaryus
Genus Schendyla
Species nemorensis - Schendyla nemorensis
Order Scutigeromorpha - House Centipedes
Family Scutigeridae
Genus Dendrothereua
Species homa - Arizona House Centipede
Genus Scutigera
Species coleoptrata - House Centipede
Order Scolopendromorpha - Bark Centipedes
Family Scolopocryptopidae
Genus Scolopocryptops
Species gracilis - Scolopocryptops gracilis
Species rubiginosus - Scolopocryptops rubiginosus
Species sexspinosus - Scolopocryptops sexspinosus
Species spinicaudus - Scolopocryptops spinicaudus
Species nigridius - Scolopocryptops nigridius
Family Cryptopidae
Genus Cryptops
Species leucopodus - Cryptops leucopodus
Species hortensis - Common Cryptops
Family Scolopendridae
Genus Hemiscolopendra
Species marginata - Eastern Bark Centipede
Genus Scolopendra
Species alternans - Scolopendra alternans
Species heros - Giant Redheaded Centipede
Species polymorpha - Common Desert Centipede
Species viridis - Florida Blue Centipede
Family Plutoniumidae
Genus Theatops
Species californiensis - Theatops californiensis
Species spinicaudus - Theatops spinicaudus
Species posticus - Theatops posticus