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Sinuous centipede - Strigamia branneri

Sinuous centipede - Strigamia branneri
Wilton, Inland Barrens, Saratoga County, New York, USA
November 11, 2010
Size: <1/2 inch
One for the centipede folks. I see this little very slow moving, sinuous centipede very often. I just love its color, and the way it moves. Unlike the larger faster types, this one moves much more deliberately, and appears longer then most. It never is very large, hard to measure but even spread out I don't think much over 1/2 inch total on this one. This one was found under birch bark. THANK YOU!!

Moved from Soil Centipedes.

Strigamia branneri
Based on:

- tapering in body width
- diamond markings down the back
- leg count

Great find! These are one of my favorites :)

Moved from ID Request. Leg count rules out other orders.

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