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Soil Centipede, Pebble Beach CA. All centipedes are predaceous on other small creatures in the soil. They have large jaws (for their size) for grasping and injecting poison into their victims. They may eat very small black cutworms and newly hatched white grubs, but most likely they feed on springtails and other micro-invertebrates in the soil. Centipedes are recognized by having only one pair of legs per body segment; millipedes have two pairs of legs per segment and lack the large jaws
  • Soil Centipede
  • centipede
  • insect
  • legs
  • one hundred legs
  • predator
  • poison
  • forest floor
  • california