Thereuonema tuberculata (Wood, 1862)


GB IUCN status: Not applicable (non-native)

ID Difficulty


Thereuonema tuberculata is an introduced casual species of almost identical appearance to Scutigera coleoptrata, but differs in microscopic characters.

A description, with figures, is given by Barber (2011).  This species is not included within the published identification keys by Tony Barber (2008 & 2009).

Distribution and Habitat

Thereuonema tuberculata was recorded as a casual introduction in 2010 from a warehouse in Swindon (Barber, 2011).


Barber, A.D. (2011) Thereuonema tuberculata (Wood, 1863), a scutigeromorph centipede from China, found in a warehouse at Swindon. Bulletin of the British Myriapod & Isopod Group 25: 49-50.

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