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Soil Centipede - Geophilus mordax

Soil Centipede - Geophilus mordax
Sand Springs, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
November 16, 2008
Size: 51mm (2")
Under a rock.
Please help with ID.



Moved from Strigamia.

Moved from Soil Centipedes.

This is also a representative
This is also a representative of the order Geophilomorpha, and judging from the reddish color and its "fatness," it appears to me to be a species of the genus Strigamia (family Linotaeniidae). Rowland Shelley

Earth-loving centipede
Order Geophilomorpha

Unfortunately, you'll be lucky if you can get an more accurate ID of it (like family or even genus)... >_>
Not sure how much is even on BugGuide about their taxonomy & identification.

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