Found a cool little centipede..

aaandyyy5

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Its a small Scolopendra Heros Castaniceps. Found this guy under a large flat rock. Its weird because its the first heros that I found under a rock. I usually only find them under wooden boards. Maybe thats just my experiences.

Thanks
Andy
 
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P. Novak

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Congrats, they are so cute when little and then as they grow they become big and ferocious!
 

beetleman

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yup, they are great pedes, ive got a pretty good sized honker in my collection:) a definite must have.
 

Drachenjager

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10'' is a biggie alright,mines about 8 1/2 now,but still growing{D
brag brag why dont ya,,,, oh wait never mind. Galapoheros had one over 9 but he lost it somewhere ... probably ran away for lack of food. lol
 

Cheshire

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I think the arizonensias form gets a bit bigger than the castaniceps form.

I have one that's about 7.5, maybe 8 inches.

 

beetleman

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:clap: nice! i had 1 sometime ago it was about 8" it passed on,but they live for a long time,i gotta get another. honestly i think these are prettier that the castanicepts,i have the banded form,i don't think they get as big either she's about 7"
 

Drachenjager

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i dont think anyone knows how big they get. i wish i had been interested in them a few years ago. i saw some at my mom's lakehouse that were at least 10" and still black and red. but at the time i wasnt interested in keeping them. I dont know but i think the one that Galapoheros would probably be a record for SHC in captivity... I hope he finds that thing again or we may never know
 

beetleman

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true, even with other centipedes,just think there could be giants out there and we'll never know.
 

Drachenjager

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i want one like the ones on the remake of King Kong lol man they were righteous bugs !!!!a 6' subspinipes RUN FOREST RUNNNNN
 
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