Date: April 23, 2006
Creator: Howington, Ann
Description: Photograph of a Texas Giant Centipede along the Spice Wood Springs Trail in Colorado Bend State Park. With the scientific name Scolopendra heros of the Order Scolopendro morpha, these centipedes have 21 or 23 pairs of legs, can be up to 8 inches long, and are poisonous.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries