Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Scolopendridae

Dallas centipede? - Hemiscolopendra marginata Cryptopid centipede??  - Hemiscolopendra marginata Scolopendra polymorpha? - Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendra polymorpha? - Scolopendra polymorpha Giant Redheaded Centipede? - Scolopendra heros Scolopendra polymorhpa(?) from southern Montana - Scolopendra polymorpha Centipede  - Hemiscolopendra marginata Scolopendra polymorpha
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scolopendromorpha (Bark Centipedes)
Family Scolopendridae
Numbers
2 subfamilies, with 8 spp. (of which 5 Scolopendra) in 4 genera in our area(1), TBA spp. in 23 genera worldwide(2)(3)
Range
worldwide(3); in our area, transcontinental in so. US, north to VA-MO-SD-se.MT-e.OR (map)(1)