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Species Scolopendra polymorpha - Common Desert Centipede

Large Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha blue centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha Large Centipede- Yellowish -Scolopendra polymorpha? - Scolopendra polymorpha Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendra polymorpha Unknown Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendra? maybe polymorpha - Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendra polymorpha, Catalinas - Scolopendra polymorpha
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scolopendromorpha (Bark Centipedes)
Family Scolopendridae
Genus Scolopendra
Species polymorpha (Common Desert Centipede)
Other Common Names
Tiger Centipede
w. half of the US north to SD-se.MT-e.OR (map); Mexico(1)
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