Overall, centipedes tend to follow the same basic design in having a head and body section, the body being typically flat and multi-segmented. The segments are where the centipede derives its name (translated from the Latin to be '100 Foot') as each holds a pair of legs in the arrangement (which can vary from species to species). Centipedes can be found both indoors and outdoors, hidden and in plain sight, and come in a variety of sizes and colors. Our sister site HouseCentipede.Info showcases more specific centipede-oriented information (link opens in a new window).
The BugsOfTennessee.com database has recorded 1 Tennessee Centipedes to date (2023). Results are showcased below in alphabetical order (A to Z). You can reduce the number of entires shown by selecting the provided color / descriptor options below or remove entries from the list entirely by clicking on the entry's 'X'. Refresh the page to reset all options and results.
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