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Soil Centipede - Escaryus

Soil Centipede - Escaryus
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 4, 2012
This centipede was actively moving around the worm. Was it maybe thinking of making a meal out of the worm?

Moved from Soil Centipedes.

Escaryus sp.
I can't identify the species but based on the way a prominent lateral suture divides each segment, and there isn't any tapering in bodywidth, this is almost certainly of the genus Escaryus. In Mass is could be E. liber or urbicus, the difference depends on leg count which I can't tell in this picture.

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