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GIANT REDHEADED CENTIPEDEScolopendra heros©TL McCormick


The Giant Redheaded Centipede is a species of centipede found in North America. It has an average length of 6.5 inches (170 mm), but can reach up to 8 in (200 mm). Its trunk bears 21 or 23 pairs of legs. It is aposematically [brightly] colored, to warn off potential predators, and a number of color variants are known in the species.

S. heros is found in northern Mexico and the southern United States, from New Mexico and Arizona in the west, to Arkansas and Missouri in the east. It remains underground on warm days, emerging in cloudy weather. Source
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winsect:

Scolopendra heros, Giant Redheaded Centipede
North America

GIANT REDHEADED CENTIPEDE
Scolopendra heros
©TL McCormick

The Giant Redheaded Centipede is a species of centipede found in North America. It has an average length of 6.5 inches (170 mm), but can reach up to 8 in (200 mm). Its trunk bears 21 or 23 pairs of legs. It is aposematically [brightly] colored, to warn off potential predators, and a number of color variants are known in the species.

S. heros is found in northern Mexico and the southern United States, from New Mexico and Arizona in the west, to Arkansas and Missouri in the east. It remains underground on warm days, emerging in cloudy weather. Source

Other posts you may like:

Purple Long-Legged Centipede

Two Pink Dragon Millipedes

Onychophora spitting goo

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winsect:

Scolopendra heros, Giant Redheaded Centipede

North America

(Source: , via daggerwrist)

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