anyone ID this pede?

stu

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well ive had this centi for a few weeks now - he seems to be doing fine - thing is - he was sold to me as an 'eygyptian centipede'. From what ive seen of the egyptians he dont look anything like them?

Can anyone give me a better idea of the species? He is about 3 inch long at the moment.

cheers,

Stu
 

Henry Kane

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Hi. :)
That appears to be Scolopendra cingulata. Good hardy sp..

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Henry Kane

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Scolopendra cingulata. The common names I've heard used for this sp. are "Megarian Banded Centipede" and "Egyptian Emerald Centipede".

See ya Stu! :)

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Nikos

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Atrax I think this pede is commonly called "Megarian Banded Centipede" cause it's native to a place here in greece called "megara"
Guess that the "godfather" is probably a guy with greek roots.....
 

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Can't I leave you guys alone for 5 minutes???

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1. Sometimes Tutoring is better left in private.

2. People need to learn to accept corrective criticism, especially when it is meant with good intentions.

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I agree with Atrax - S. cingulata, and they're most commonly referred to as Egyptian Emerald Centipedes everywhere I've ever seen them available.

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Henry Kane

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They must have a pretty extensive range. I'll do a little surfing to see if I can find out where it spans to.

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Henry Kane

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So far I'm finding that they range in Africa and Southern Europe.

I am not yet sure of the specific range in either. There doesn't seem to be a whole ton of info in that department. I'll keep looking though.

Stu, apparently you have chosen excellent starter pede there. Mainly because S. cingulata is said to have a mild bite in comparison to most Scolopendra.

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stu

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atrax --

yeah, i been reading up on these fellas - they seem to be a reccomended starter pede -

- Anyone know a link for caresheets on this sp?ive done searches on the web but not found anything yet - he seems be doing fine at the moment but I like to read up on these things -

anyone know how big he will grow?

cheers,

Stu
 
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