Centipedes

Centipede

DESCRIPTION

Adults are approximately 1/8-6” long, elongated, flattened, and wormlike. They are usually yellow to dark brown in colour and sometimes have darker stripes or markings. Pairs of legs number 15-177 with 1 pair per segment.

Centipede Information

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