Gallery description : centipede picture

Centipede usually lives in decomposing matter on forest floor. It has a shell skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. Centipede (chilopoda) usually is 3-300mm (0.1-11in).

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Facts about centipedes
NameCentipede
ColourYellow, black, orange, red, white. brown
ClassMyriapoda
HabitatDecomposing matter on forest floor
PhylumArthropoda
Main PreyInsects, spiders, worms
PredatorsBirds, toads, small mammals
DietCarnivore
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Number of Species8,000
Scientific NameChilopoda
Common NameCentipede
Average Litter Size60
Skin TypeShell
Size3-300mm (0.1-11in)
KingdomAnimalia
OrderChilopoda
Image Details
Description Centipede picture. WP23653 Stone Centipede ( Lithobius variegatus ). Europe.
Width 1094 pixels
Heigh 778 pixels
File type JPG
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