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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the familyScolopendridae — a genus of centipedes.
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There is an Asian species, Scolopendra subspinipes, that can be dangerous as an adult, but a small one is not going to have the capability to deliver enough venom to kill a human.
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He caught the Scolopendra gigantea in a plastic container and brought it to Britain's Natural History Museum.
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In _Scolopendra_ also there is a similar transformation of two pairs of legs into auxiliary jaws.
Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology
Representations of a centipede (probably a species of _Scolopendra_) occur in the Dresden Codex and in several others examined.
Scolopendra or praying mantis furnish the same result.
The Life of the fly; with which are interspersed some chapters of autobiography Jean-Henri Fabre 1869
[Footnote 1: _Scolopendra pallipes_.] _The Fish-insect_.
Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon James Emerson Tennent 1836
The centipede is some Scolopendra species, isn't it? this small snake had eaten, whole, a centipede 140 mm long.
A small _Curculio_ was frequent, and I found _Scolopendra, _ ants and earthworms, on sunny exposures as high as 15,500 feet.]
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