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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Lithobiidae

Lithobius spp - Lithobius forficatus stone centipede - Lithobius forficatus Centipede - Perhaps Lithobius microps ? - Lithobius forficatus - female Lithobius ? - Lithobius forficatus fast mover - Lithobius forficatus Small Red Centipedes Centipede - Lithobius forficatus Male Paitobius zinus - Paitobius zinus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Lithobiomorpha (Stone Centipedes)
Family Lithobiidae
by far the largest of the two families, with ~80 genera and ~1400 described spp. worldwide(1)(2)