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Scutigera coleoptrata MHNT.jpg
Scutigera coleoptrata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Chilopoda
Order: Scutigeromorpha
Family: Scutigeridae
Leach, 1814
Scutigera coleoptrata

The Scutigeridae are a family of centipedes. It includes most of the species known as house centipedes, including Scutigera coleoptrata and Allothereua maculata.[1][2]


These 25 genera belong to the family Scutigeridae:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[3] c = Catalogue of Life,[4] g = GBIF,[5] b =[6]


  1. ^ Rosario Dioguardi. "Chilopoda taxonomic browser". ChiloBase. Archived from the original on October 7, 2012. Retrieved June 2, 2011.
  2. ^ Shelley, R.M. "The myriapods, the world's leggiest animals". Retrieved 2018-05-16.
  3. ^ "Scutigeridae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-16.
  4. ^ "Browse Scutigeridae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-16.
  5. ^ "Scutigeridae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-16.
  6. ^ "Scutigeridae Family Information". Retrieved 2018-05-16.

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