Scutigera


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Scutigera

(skū-tij'ĕ-ră),
A genus of centipedes commonly found in the eastern U.S.; the Eastern house centipede is a member of the species Scutigera cleopatra.
[L. scutum, an oblong shield]
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Hace muchos anos fue considerada miembro de una clase separada llamada Miriapoda, junto a Crustacea, Aracnida e Insecta (Leach, 1814), definiendo 5 generos: Scutigera, Lithobius, Cryptos, Geophilus y Scolopendra.
scutigera in snails in the literature (Gledhill, 1985), the source (Viets, 1926) clearly reports it from mussels of the genus Lamellidons (sic).
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