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Scutigera coleoptrata MHNT.jpg
Scutigera coleoptrata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Myriapoda
Class: Chilopoda
Order: Scutigeromorpha
Family: Scutigeridae
Gervais, 1837 [1]

The Scutigeridae are a family of centipedes. It includes most of the species known as house centipedes, including Scutigera coleoptrata and Allothereua maculata. It includes these genera:[2]


  1. ^ Mikko Haaramo (March 11, 2008). "Scutigeridae". Mike's Phylogeny Archive. Retrieved June 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Rosario Dioguardi. "Chilopoda taxonomic browser". ChiloBase. Retrieved June 2, 2011. 

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