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Family Lithobiidae

Stone Centipede - Bothropolys multidentatus Stepping Stone Centipede - Lithobius forficatus Lithobius ? - Lithobius forficatus Lithobius ? - Lithobius forficatus Brown Centipede - Lithobius forficatus Centipede and egg? - Lithobius forficatus - female Gosibius paucidens Typhlobius
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Lithobiomorpha (Stone Centipedes)
Family Lithobiidae
Numbers
by far the largest of the two families, with ~80 genera and ~1400 described spp. worldwide(1)(2)
Range
worldwide