Scolopendra crassa

Scolopendra crassa is a species of centipede in the family Scolopendridae. It is endemic to Sri Lanka.[2] The last taxonomic scrutiny was done in 1930 by Attems.[3]

Scolopendra crassa
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Myriapoda
Class: Chilopoda
Order: Scolopendromorpha
Family: Scolopendridae
Genus: Scolopendra
S. crassa
Binomial name
Scolopendra crassa

Taxon Identification:

ITIS Taxon Serial Number: 1091050[4][5]

GBIF Taxon ID: :5179621[5]

EOL ID: 309635[5][6]


  1. ^ Templeton, R. (1846). "Extracts from a letter addressed to Mr Westwood on the habits and on the bite of the Scolopendrae of Ceylon". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 17 (119): 65–66. doi:10.1080/037454809496443.
  2. ^ "Scolopendra crassa Templeton, 1846". Chilobase. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  3. ^ Dissanayake, Duminda; Thewarage, Lasanthika; Wickramasinghe, Sriyani (2016-07-16). "An annotated checklist of centipedes (Myriapoda: Chilopoda) of Sri Lanka". NeBIO. 7: 71–77 – via ResearchGate.
  4. ^ "Scolopendra crassa Templeton, 1846". Retrieved 2021-08-04.
  5. ^ a b c "ITIS Standard Report Page: Scolopendra crassa". Retrieved 2021-08-04.
  6. ^ "Scolopendra crassa Templeton 1846 - Encyclopedia of Life". Retrieved 2021-08-04.