Scolopendra subspinnipes ssp. dehaani. A fast and aggressive predator,...
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SpeciesScolopendra subspinnipes ssp. dehaani
LocalityPenang, Malaysia
DescriptionA fast and aggressive predator, this Malaysian Cherry-red Centipede can reach over 20cm in length and can consume prey as large as a mouse. Like other centipedes, its first pair of legs are modified to deliver a painful venom which is effective both in subduing prey and in defense. 
Keywordsarthropod | centipede | cherry | fauna | giant | red | scolopendridae | venomous

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