Subject: What kind of Centipede is this?
Location: 15 miles east of Tecate Mexico, in Baja Norte
March 8, 2013 10:01 pm
Can you tell me what kind of Centipede this is. I saw several of them over the course of the day.
Found in under a Rock in Sage Habitat/w Rock. About 15 miles east of Tecate Mexico, in Baja Norte.
Please let me know if you nee more info.
Thank You In Advance.
We believe this is either a Multicolored Centipede, Scolopendra polymorpha, or a closely related species. According to BugGuide, the range is: “w. half of the US north to SD-se.MT-e.OR; Mexico.” The bite is rumored to be quite painful.