Viewing Families in the Order "Lithobiomorpha" (Stone Centipedes)
Stone Centipedes are approximately 1 to 2 inches long, brown in color and have 18 body segments with 15 pairs of legs. Stone Centipedes can be found under bark, on stones, in soil or under decaying material in gardens. There are about 500 species of stone centipedes which are mostly found in Europe. They consume insects and other small invertebrates such as earthworms and have a lifespan of about 3 years. Stone centipedes are one of the fastest moving Centipedes and have venomous claws that are used to catch their prey.