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Facts About Centipedes

House centipedes are not your average creature. They’re long, flat and have a ton of legs! You might see them scurry across the bathroom floor or stop for few seconds before racing off into dark crevice with their trademark speed that makes it seem like they belong there in first place . But don’t worry – these scary-looking creatures aren’t nearly as dangerous or unpleasant to live next door too (unless you happen come home late at night). Here’s some interesting facts about this unique type North American invader:As its name suggests , house contains within itself “house” meaning both male & female.

Their name is Misleading.

Sometimes, you can’t believe what the world offers. Take for example this centipede named after its hundred legs – it actually has somewhere between 15-177 pairs! The first pair on each limb is shorter than those following and they’re quite slender too which helps them move about at speed (though not as quickly). An interesting fact? Unlike most insects with only one gender per species; female Colorado Potato Buggers have longer final antennae before mating season starts up again so all her kids will know where food resources are located within reach…

Centipedes are night owls.

Centipedes are typically nocturnal, but they sometimes venture out during the day to search for food. They often find their way into homes through damp areas like bathrooms and basements where you can expect them around closets as well!

Centipedes are not dangerous.

Centipedes are often perceived as dangerous pests. They do have poisonous jaws that can injected with venom to kill prey, but the bite is not powerful enough for human skin! However sometimes centipedes will defend themselves by biting you – this may cause some pain and swelling similar to a Bee sting.

Centipedes are carnivores.

House centipedes are not the most glamorous of creatures, but they sure do have a important role in your home! These invertebrates feed on anything that moves–including spiders and flies. They’re blind though so you’ll never see them with those big eyes unlike some other bugs who use their antennae to sense prey (or maybe even avoid obstacles).

Centipedes have long lifespans.

The house centipede is one of the longest lived species on Earth, with an lifespan that has been known to exceed 5-6 years. This longevity puts them ahead by far when it comes down how long their counterparts live in general!

Here at Spire Pest of Orlando Fl we know the part Centipedes play in the Eco system. No matter what pest issues you have give us  a call today (407)723-7863.

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