house centipede


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Noun1.house centipede - long-legged centipede common in damp places as e.g. cellarshouse centipede - long-legged centipede common in damp places as e.g. cellars
centipede - chiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs, the foremost pair being modified as prehensors
genus Scutigera, Scutigera - a genus of Scutigeridae
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In Asia Thereuonema tuberculata, the Japanese house centipede, might be synanthropic throughout parts of its native range from China through Japan and superficially resembles S.