Scutigera coleoptrata (Linné, 1758)

Common name

House Centipede

Status

GB IUCN status: Not applicable (non-native)

Identification

A centipede of highly characteristic appearence. However, a second scutigeromorph of almost identical appearence, Thereuonema tuberculata, has been found in Britain recently. 

J.P. Richards

Distribution and Habitat

On rare occasions this species has been recorded inside buildings, such as factories or homes, mainly in southern counties.  It is able to survive outdoors on the Channel Islands. 

idBmigTaxa

21

BRC Code

Cen_198