Vanuatu closeups

danread

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Here's some pics of my Scolopendra subspinipes 'vanuatu' morph. Its about 6 inches now, and has some really stunning colours since its last molt.

Cheers,

Dan.
 

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danread

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eating a cricket. i think you can see the spiracles on every second segment down the side of its body.
 

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closeup of the spiracle nearest the head segment. its not very clear, but you can see what i'm talking about.
 

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Nice Pics, what does the spiracle do, or what its purpose?
 

MrDeranged

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Spiracles are basically pede nostrils. They breathe through them. :)

Scott
 

Steven

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Spiracles are basically pede nostrils. They breathe through them.
thanx for claering that one out for me to ;)

amazingly good pictures lately here on this board :)
very nice pede too

greetz
 

Midwest Art

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Vanuatu

Cool pix of this new species! Mine just shed out too, I'll have pix up shortly, the shed skin is included in the pic.

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luvsnail

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i've been thinking about bagging one of these monsters; your's seems to be thriving, any tips/recomendations?
 
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