Gallery description : pictures of centipedes

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

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Facts about centipedes
NameCentipede
Main PreyInsects, spiders, worms
Average Litter Size60
Size3-300mm (0.1-11in)
PhylumArthropoda
Scientific NameChilopoda
Conservation StatusLeast concern
OrderChilopoda
HabitatDecomposing matter on forest floor
Skin TypeShell
KingdomAnimalia
ClassMyriapoda
Common NameCentipede
ColourYellow, black, orange, red, white. brown
Number of Species8,000
PredatorsBirds, toads, small mammals
DietCarnivore
Image Details
Description Pictures of centipedes. Description Scutigera coleoptrata.JPG
Width 4266 pixels
Heigh 2570 pixels
File type JPG
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