Giant Centipede
Giant Centipede
Giant Centipede (Ethmostigmus rubripes)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Centipede (Chilopoda)
Order: Centipede (Scolopendromorpha)
Family: Centipede (Scolopendridae)
Species: Giant Centipede (Ethmostigmus rubripes)
This Photo:     Anal

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
A large (~90mm) common centipede with 4 simple eyes (per side), that hides under rocks, etc. The shaped of the breathing holes along it's body and "teeth" are diagnostic.

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Oct-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species