Image of a giant red-headed centipede.

    Giant Red-Headed Centipede

    Scolopendra heros
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    Venomous

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    House Centipede

    Scutigera coleoptrata
    Narceus Millipede crawling across gravel

    Millipedes

    More than 900 species in North America north of Mexico
    A reddish centipede crawls over a rock

    Soil Centipedes

    Estimated 4,000 species globally
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    Xystodesmid Millipedes

    8 tribes, with about 23 genera, in North America north of Mexico