Laos Waterfall Centipede (Scolopendra cataracta)
Scolopendra cataracta (waterfall centipede) is a species of centipede in the family Scolopendridae. It is the first known amphibious centipede, growing to up to 20 centimetres (7.9 in) in length.
This giant, venomous creepy-crawly is as comfortable swimming and walking underwater as it is on land, in a finding that surprised scientists.
Juvenile: 3 - 5 cm, Sub-adult: 8 - 10 cm, Adult: 15 - 20 cm
|Adult Size:||6 - 8'' (15 - 20 cm)|
|Temperature:||68 - 80.6°F (20 - 27°C)|
|Humidity:||80 - 90%|
|Life Span:||2 - 5 years|