Posts with the tag: "centipedes"
Centipedes are part of the Scolopendra family of which three types can be found in the beautiful Islands of Hawaii. The appearance of a centipede is one that can be easily and quickly recognized. The centipede sports an elongated, flattened exoskeletal body and a head with very distinctive antennae. The long trunk of the centipede is segmented with numerous legs. It has been said that the centipede can have anywhere from 15 to 177 pairs of legs. There are always an odd number of segments in the body of the centipede with each segment having a pair of legs.