Myriapods of North Carolina
Scientific Name:
Common Name:
Class:
Family (Alpha):
« »
Sole representative of Scutigeridae in NC
9 NC Records

Scutigera coleoptrata (Linnaeus, 1758) - House Centipede


Taxonomy
Class: Chilopoda (Centipedes) Family: Scutigeridae Checklist Number: 191.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

Click on graph to enlarge
Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for Exotic Invaded Habitats
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks:
State Protection:
Comments:

 Photo Gallery for Scutigera coleoptrata - House Centipede

Photos: 8

Recorded by: C Tingley on 2021-09-08
Durham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2020-05-25
Orange Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2019-09-23
Orange Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: J. Summers, D. Parker on 2018-09-18
Chatham Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Steve Hall on 2015-04-10
Orange Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Newman, randy on 2008-04-26
Carteret Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: Newman, Randy & Merritt, Jody on 2004-11-24
Carteret Co.
Comment:
Recorded by: L. Amos, S. Fambrough on 0000-00-00
Vance Co.
Comment: