ATTACKS OF GIANT CENTIPED SCOLOPENDRA
SUMICHRASTI SAUSSURE, 1860 (SCOLOPENDROMORPHA: SCOLOPENDRIDAE) OVER BAT NATALUS MEXICANUS MILLER, 1902 (CHIROPTERA: NATALIDAE) IN CHIAPAS, MEXICO
In addition to the diet fed to quail, peacock pheasants (Polyplectron emphanum and Polyplectron bicalcaratum) also received a mix of chopped and crystallized fruits, broken maize seeds, giant mealworms (Zophobas morio), and collected Scolopendra
sp., spiders, caterpillars, etc.
Baert (1990).Identification and partial characterization of vitellin and vitellogenin from Scolopendra
cingulata LATREILLE (Myriapoda Chilopoda).
National Geographic reports that the amphibious centipede is a family member of the Scolopendra
and grows up to 20 centimeters (7.9 inches) long.
A case of mortal necrotizing fasciitis of the trunk resulting from a centipede (Scolopendra
on 7 Dec 2014, while searching for specimens of Scolopendra
alternans Leach, 1813 (Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae) for research on the evolution of centipede venom, we discovered a large population of unknown centipedes in and around the property of the Island Christian School campus in Islamorada (24.936662[degrees]N, 80.614126[degrees]W), Upper Matecumbe Key, Monroe County, Florida, USA.
On some cases of structural abnormality in Scolopendra
The authors of the study added that this invertebrate was extremely tough as it was very difficult to kill a full-grown Scolopendra
and therefore, they could not dismiss the possibility that the snake had swallowed the centipede alive, and that, paradoxically, the prey had eaten its way through the snake, almost reaching for its freedom.
([paragraph]) Other bites: monkey (23 bites); snake (3); rat (2); human, horse, puff adder, rabbit arthropoda, baboon, bat, hamster, leech, mangout, mouse, scolopendra
, squirrel (1 each), missing data (14).
subspinipes Leach (scolopendra
), Eleutherodactylus martinicensis Tschudi (Martinique robber frog), and Bubulcus ibis L.