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Theatops? - Theatops posticus

Theatops? - Theatops posticus
Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Size: 2 inches
Many in the area under rotting logs.

Moved
Moved from Centipedes.

Theatops posticus
You are right it is Theatops, which I am not too familiar with but in Florida posticus is the only species. The link below is to Dr. Rowland Shelley's site with range maps for all the North American scolopendromorphs, I strongly encourage anyone interested in pedes to take a look:

http://naturalsciences.org/research-collections/research-specialties/invertebrates/centipedes

 
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