Centipedes (Chilopoda)
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Centipedes (Chilopoda) are a class of predominantly carnivorous myriapods. They have elongated segmented bodies with one pair of legs per body segment, unlike the millipedes. All centipedes have a pair of forcipules, pincer-like forelegs, capable of injecting venom; some species are highly venomous.


Scolopendra heros   Giant Red-headed Centipede
Sphendononema guildingii   House Centipede