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Related to Scutigeridae: silverfish, Scutigera coleoptrata
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Noun1.Scutigeridae - a family of Chilopoda
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Chilopoda, class Chilopoda - arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes
genus Scutigera, Scutigera - a genus of Scutigeridae
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With the exception of a few species in the far southern United States (U.S.A.), the only centipede in the order Scutigeromorpha found throughout North America is Scutigera coleoptera (L.) (Scutigeridae), the "house centipede" (Mercurio, 2010).