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Indonesian Borneo Centipede
Dear Whats that bug,
Thought you might like this one 🙂 The jaws were quite formidable on this centipede and it later managed to bite the Indonesian field staff member that is currently holding it. Despite sucking out most of the poison his thumb still swelled up quite a bit.
All the best,

Hi Norman,
Thanks for sending us your wonderful image as well as a well deserved warning about the bite of Tropical Centipedes.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Borneo

5 Responses to Tropical Centipede from Borneo is Scolopendra subspinipes

  1. I didn’t knew that these centipedes can be captured like snakes too.

  2. kev lyon says:

    what species is this

  3. Greg Pelka says:

    Scolopendra subspinipes.
    Common one over there.

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