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Giant Redheaded Centipede (Scolopendra heros)

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Order: Scolopendromorpha
Family: Scolopendridae
Genus: Scolopendra
Species: heros

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Carlsbad, New Mexico
Hulbert, Oklahoma
Mannford, Oklahoma
Dripping Springs, Texas
Fritch, Texas
Spicewood, Texas

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Member Notes:

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Positive wesp On Aug 4, 2007, wesp from Fritch, TX wrote:

This centipede is relatively common in theTexas panhandle. It invades houses and has been known to bite individuals, though no reportsof serious after effects are known.

Wes Phillips


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