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Genus Scolopendra

Giant Redheaded Centipede - Scolopendra heros Scolopendra heros arizonensis - Scolopendra heros - Scolopendra heros centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha Which Centipede? - Scolopendra heros Little Blue Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha Giant Redheaded Centipede? - Scolopendra heros Scolopendromorph? - Scolopendra polymorpha Giant Redheaded Centipede - Scolopendra
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scolopendromorpha (Bark Centipedes)
Family Scolopendridae
Genus Scolopendra
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1) and ~100 spp. worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide(2); in our area, se. US along the Atlantic seaboard [north to so.NC] & Gulf Coast, north to SD-se.MT west of the Mississippi River, and north to e.OR west of the Rockies (map)(1)