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Species Hemiscolopendra marginata - Eastern Bark Centipede

Florida Blue Centipede  - Hemiscolopendra marginata Scolopendridae - Hemiscolopendra marginata BioBlitz Bug 122 - Hemiscolopendra marginata Hemiscolopendra? - Hemiscolopendra marginata Chilopoda ? - Hemiscolopendra marginata 20150508-DSC_9678 - Hemiscolopendra marginata Eastern Bark Centipede (?) - Hemiscolopendra marginata Scolopendra? - Hemiscolopendra marginata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scolopendromorpha (Bark Centipedes)
Family Scolopendridae
Genus Hemiscolopendra
Species marginata (Eastern Bark Centipede)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemiscolopendra marginata (Say, 1821)
Size
up to 3 inches/75 mm (Centipedes of Kentucky)
Identification
Note the full bluish dorsum, and blue "tick" marks on the legs--comments at (1).
Range
"James River, Virginia, to southern peninsular Florida, ranging westward to Oklahoma and Presidio Co., TX, west of Big Bend National Park"--comments at (1)
Habitat
forests--found under logs and loose bark
Remarks
One of the larger centipedes in the eastern US.
Works Cited
1.Scolopendromorpha sp