Definition of Scutigera coleoptrata
1. Noun. Long-legged centipede common in damp places as e.g. cellars.
Generic synonyms: Centipede
Group relationships: Genus Scutigera, Scutigera
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Literary usage of Scutigera coleoptrata
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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1886)
"(5) Note on a peculiar sense organ in scutigera coleoptrata, one of the Myriapoda. By FG HEATHCOTE, BA, Trin. Coll., Cambridge. The organ is situated on the ..."
2. Studies from the Morphological Laboratory in the University of Cambridge by University of Cambridge Morphological laboratory, Adam Sedgwick, Francis Maitland Balfour (1886)
"DESCRIPTION OF PLATE XX, Illustrating Mr. FG Heathcote's Paper " On a Peculiar Sense Organ in scutigera coleoptrata, one of the Myria* poda. ..."
3. Chinese Central Asia: A Ride to Little Tibet by Henry Lansdell (1894)
"scutigera coleoptrata .... Samarkand, 28.4.88 LEPIDOPTERA (Butterflies and Moths). I AM indebted for the following list (in which arc included the specimens ..."