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Photo#697083
Hemiscolopendra marginata

Hemiscolopendra marginata
Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
August 29, 2012
I found this lovely centipede in a sink at work and knew immediately that I had never seen the species before. I have a strong guess that it's the Florida blue centipede (Hemiscolopendra marginata), but what I've read so far states that eastern Oklahoma is the western edge of its range. I'd love it if someone experienced could confirm/deny my ID. Thanks so much!

P.S. - Sorry for the choppy photos. The little guy wouldn't stop moving and those of you who have shot centipedes know it's not an easy task. :-)

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