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House centipede

6357 Found on back in bed. What is it? From: Smithville, Ontario L0R 2A0. Canada

Number 6357 This appears to be a dead house centipede (Scutigera coleoptrata) that has lost most of its legs. Click here for more detailed information.

House centipede

6323 From Quebec

Number 6323 This is a house centipede, Scutigera coleoptrata, a cosmopolitan species that apparently originally was native to the Mediterranean region. Unlike most other centipedes, it has very good vision and can run down its prey. Click here for more detailed information.

House centipede

6319 Can you please identify this. From Mississauga, Ontario

Number 6319 This is a house centipede, Scutigera coleoptrata. House centipedes feed on a wide variety of other arthropods, mainly insects, and their presence indoors may be an indicator of an infestation of some kind. Click here for more detailed information.