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Genus Scutigera

House Centipede - Scutigera coleoptrata Insane Bug - Scutigera coleoptrata Night of the House Centipede - Scutigera coleoptrata - female House Centipede  - Scutigera coleoptrata house centipede - Scutigera coleoptrata spider/centipede mix? - Scutigera coleoptrata What sort of bug? - Scutigera coleoptrata House centipede captures an eastern tent caterpillar - Scutigera coleoptrata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scutigeromorpha (House Centipedes)
Family Scutigeridae
Genus Scutigera
Explanation of Names
Scutigera Lamarck 1801
Numbers
one adventive and 1-4 native spp. in our area(1), ~30 spp. worldwide(2)