Blue Beetle

Scolopendra subspinipes

SPECIES Scolopendra subspinipes

ORIGIN Thailand

FRAME 15.5x28.5xD5cm Made from recycled products.

DESCRIPTION Large brown/black centipede. Centipedes have large antennae and have only one pair of legs per body segment. The last legs extend backwards behind the body. Centipedes can run fast and can bite. The bite of a large centipede can be painful to an adult and dangerous to a small child.They live in moist areas such as leaf litter, under logs or rocks. Predatory, they use "poison claws" to seize a variety of smaller organisms such as worms and insects, which are killed by the venom.

Colours may vary from light to dark brown.

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