scolopendrid


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scolopendrid

(skŏl′ə-pĕn′drĭd)
n.
Any of numerous centipedes of the family Scolopendridae, some of which are very large.

scol′o·pen′drid adj.
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The specimen in the photo is devouring a scolopendrid.
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