Scolopendra

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Scolopendra

(skō'lō-pen'dră),
A genus of centipedes characterized by 21-23 pairs of legs. Common U.S. species are Scolopendra heros (the Western house centipede) and Scolopendra morsitans.
[Mod. L., fr. G. skōlopendra, multipede]
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Palabras clave: Inmunoglobulina Y, antiveneno de escolopendra, escolopendrismo, Scolopendra gigantea.
The present study was an attempt to raise specific hyper-immune polyclonal antibodies against scolopendra centipede (Scolopendra gigantea Linneaus 1758) venom.
Key words: Immunoglobulin Y, scolopendra antivenom, scolopendrism, Scolopendra gigantea.
Scolopendra gigantea has front claws that are specially adapted to deliver venom.
Natural History Museum expert Stuart Hine with the giant centipede, Scolopendra gigantea, found in a north London home
This work shows, besides biological observations, the histopatologic studies in mice tissues which were inoculated with Scolopendra gigantea Linnaeus 1758 venom.
Key words: Scolopendra, Scolopendra gigantea, venom, rhabdomiolisis, centipedes.
Bioecological Aspects of Scolopendra (Scolopendra gigantea Linnaeus 1758) and the Hystopathological Activity of its Venom