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Centipede

Observed: 21st July 2012 By: localherolocalhero’s reputation in Invertebrateslocalhero’s reputation in Invertebrates
P1060606
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Lithobius

Is it possible to be sure that this is forficatus rather than one of the other species in the genus? L. forficatus is very widespread so the chances are that it is this, but I've never known whether it is safe to record it as such without keying it out under a microscope.

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Entomologist and biological recorder