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Species Scolopendra polymorpha - Common Desert Centipede

Silvery Centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha desert centipede - Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendra viridis ?? - Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendromorph? - Scolopendra polymorpha Scolopendra polymorhpa(?) from southern Montana - Scolopendra polymorpha Tiger scorpion (Scolopendra polymorpha) - Scolopendra polymorpha Centipede - 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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