Where do red headed centipedes live?
What is the deadliest centipede?
It is among the largest centipedes with a maximum length of 20 cm (7.9 in). This centipede is an active, aggressive predator that preys on any animal it can overpower.
|Scolopendra subspinipes Leach, 1815|
Is a Texas red-headed centipede poisonous?
Texas redheaded centipedes are venomous, but not deadly. There are no recorded deaths attributed to the sting of the Texas redheaded centipede. While you won’t die if stung by one of these creatures, the sting does hurt for an hour or so and is comparable to a bee sting.
Where do most giant centipedes live?
They can be found not only in a desert habitat, but also in the tropics, and at the seashore. Centipedes can be found under stones, logs, bark, in crevices, and in litter and soil. The desert centipede is found throughout the southern United States and into Mexico.
Has anyone died from a centipede?
Human deaths from centipedes appear to be exceedingly rare. As of 2006, physicians reported in the Emergency Medicine Journal, there were only three recorded cases of people who had died of centipede venom. The bites do not need to be fatal to be mightily unpleasant.