House CentipedeScutigera coleoptrata
• Scutigera coleoptrata has a MOVE of 2.
• Scutigera coleoptrata has a lifespan of three to seven years.
Graphic by Martha Isermanwww.bigredsharks.com
Photo by Dr. Gary Alpertphil.cdc.gov/phil/home.asp
Scutigera coleoptrata (one of several species commonly known as the house centipede), is a typically yellowish-grey centipede with 15 pairs of legs. Originally endemic to the Mediterranean region, the species has spread to other parts of the world, where it usually lives in human homes. It is an insectivore; it kills and eats other arthropods such as insects and arachnids. […] read more