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Scolopendra mutilans (Chinese Red-headed Centipede)

I liked this little guy - we don't have cenitpedes this size where I live and it moves in such a great way. I believe this was shot at f2.8, 1/20th of a second (on a tripod) so the depth of field isn't what I would have liked. I have to say, iNaturalist is amazing. Given a photo, it gets pretty close.


Camera: Nikon F100
Date: Friday, October 18th, 2002
Film: Fuji Velvia 50 (slide)
Focal Length: 105mm
Lens: Fuji 1400 Digital
Photographer: John Harvey
Scientific Name: species related to Scolopendra mutilans (Chinese Red-headed Centipede)
Tag: Japan, insect
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 3522 x 2348

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Miyajima > Centipede

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