Photographs of Centipedes to Make Your Skin Crawl


Getting up close and personal with a centipede may not be many photographer's idea of a good time, but as this collection of photographs shows, it's can result in some great shots. These photographs of centipedes from around the world show what you can get when you're lucky enough to see one.

Centipede by tibchris, on Flickr

Centipede-6 by Jetportal, on Flickr

Centipede – I guess 😛 by ind{yeah}, on Flickr

Scutigère véloce by JR Guillaumin, on Flickr

Portrait: centipede with an attitude by ◄M►, on Flickr

Centipede close-up by quinet, on Flickr

Office wildlife by sylvar, on Flickr

Long-legged Centipede (Thereuopoda clunifera) by motnworb, on Flickr

Untitled by ecmorgan, on Flickr

legs by joe reicherts, on Flickr

Creepy and Large by harryalverson, on Flickr

Centipede in Borneo by, on Flickr

DSC00029 Diplopoda by Mick E. Talbot, on Flickr

20101009-LSC-0060 by Lance Cheung, on Flickr

Crazy Bug (House Centipede) by Sterlic, on Flickr

Small centipede by Unique Multiples, on Flickr

Centipede by ChodHound, on Flickr

house centipede by nancybeetoo, on Flickr

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography started as a child with a Kodak Instamatic and pushed him into building this fantastic place all these years later, and you can get to know him better here.
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Camera: Nikon D810
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Many of those are millipedes (#2, 4,11,14,15,16, & 17 if I counted right). They have 2 pairs of legs per body segment.
Centipedes have 1 pr of legs per body segment. Nice photos!

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