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

Species Cryptops hortensis - Common Cryptops

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Chilopoda (Centipedes)
Order Scolopendromorpha (Bark Centipedes)
Family Cryptopidae
Genus Cryptops
Species hortensis (Common Cryptops)
Explanation of Names
Cryptops hortensis (Donovan 1810)
Range
native to Europe, introduced in NA and widely established in urban environments in both the US and Canada(1)
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