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Family Scolopendridae

Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha Centipede Texas (Scolopendra polymorpha) - Scolopendra polymorpha Chilopoda Centipede - not a house centipede - Hemiscolopendra marginata Scolopendra viridis ?? - Scolopendra polymorpha Arboreal centipede in hollow twig - Hemiscolopendra marginata Scolopendra polymorpha? - Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendromorph? - Scolopendra polymorpha Centipede in Middle Tennessee - Hemiscolopendra marginata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scolopendromorpha (Bark Centipedes)
Family Scolopendridae
2 subfamilies, with 8 spp. (of which 5 Scolopendra) in 4 genera in our area(1), TBA spp. in 23 genera worldwide(2)(3)
worldwide(3); in our area, transcontinental in so. US, north to VA-MO-SD-se.MT-e.OR (map)(1)