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Genus Schendyla

Soil Centipede? - Schendyla nemorensis Soil Centipede? - Schendyla nemorensis Unidentified Centipede - Schendyla nemorensis Centipede - Schendyla nemorensis Soil Centipedes - Schendyla nemorensis Strigamia chionophila - Schendyla nemorensis Soil Centipede - Schendyla nemorensis S W O L L E N   B U T T   L E G S - Schendyla nemorensis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Geophilomorpha (Soil Centipedes)
Family Schendylidae
Genus Schendyla
Explanation of Names
Schendyla Bergsøe & Meinert 1866
Numbers
one species in our area, ~30 spp. total(1)
Identification
unlike Escaryus, lacks tarsal claws
Range
Holarctic; in NA, eastern
Habitat
In soil
Remarks
Often overlooked due to small size