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Soil Centipede - Strigamia branneri

Soil Centipede - Strigamia branneri
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
December 3, 2005
Again, found under a wooden 2X2. For size reference, it's on a dead blade of grass.

Moved
Moved from Strigamia.

Moved
Moved from Soil Centipedes.

Geophilomorpha: Linotaeniidae
Strigamia sp., typically reddish in color.

 
Strigamia branneri
Based on the diamond-markings down the back. These markings are shared by Geophilus vittatus which is more common but I agree based on the tapering of the body towards the head that this is Strigamia, hence S. branneri. No guide page that I can find.

 
Strigamia branneri
Thanks for the ID!

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