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Photo#29143
Large Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha

Large Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
August 19, 2005
Size: Huge
My son sent me this image in an email. They found it on their driveway in the early morning. Is it Scolopendromorpha? I submitted their geographic location for guide reference instead of mine.

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Large Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha Large Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha

Moved
Moved from Scolopendra.

Moved

Probably Scolopendra polymorp
Probably Scolopendra polymorpha Wood, 1861, but there's an outside chance it could be S. viridis Say, 1821.

I think so.
It should have 21 pairs of legs...I count 20 on this one, but I think there is a pair hiding just under the head?

 
I added another image.
I don't know if that helps or not. I think I see a pair and then I am not sure.

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