New amphibious centipede species discovered in Okinawa and Taiwan

New amphibious centipede species discovered in Okinawa and Taiwan

IMAGE: The amphibious Scolopendra alcyona Tsukamoto & Shimano inhabits streamside environments, deep in the forests of the Ryukyu Archipelago. view more  Credit: Tokyo Metropolitan University Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University and Hosei University have discovered a new species of large, tropical centipede of genus Scolopendra in Okinawa and Taiwan. It is only the…