The Chilopoda are a group of predatory arthropods more commonly known as centipedes. Despite centipede meaning hundred feet they usually have no more than 40-50 legs.
Centipedes are ferocious predators with some tropical species reaching 30cm and capable of feeding on frogs, small rodents and birds. Venom is delivered through hollow fangs.
Other names for (or types of) Chilopoda include:
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