+33 490 162 042 Call us
Facebook About us Français

Image number: 2393035

Mediterranean banded centipede, Scolopendra cingulata. Body detail. It’s an opportunistic carnivore. It will attack and consume almost any animal that is not larger than itself. These include insects, worms, spiders and moths, and have been known to devour young mice and small lizards. The Scolopendra's main weapon is its bite, which paralyses its prey. It delivers a bite, which can cause inflammation and pain in the affected limb. Portugal

© Paulo de Oliveira / Biosphoto

View author's portfolio

Rights Managed

Restrictions :
Non exclusive sale
Sale prohibited by some Agents
Sale prohibited for poster and Fine art print worlwide permanent

JPEG bitmap image

Image size: 4134x2707 pixels (13.8"x9" @300dpi)

LightboxDownload low resolution imageDownload hi-resolution image

Keywords

Wild animal / Myriapod / Chilopoda (centipedes) / Scolopendra (order) / Centipede (Scolopendridae sp) / Centipede (Scolopendra sp) / Megarian Banded Centipede (Scolopendra cingulata)

Area / Naturalness / Natural area

Species / Relation between species / Predation / Predator

Species / Species particularity / Risky species / Venemous species

Shot / Close-up

Shot / Macrophotography

Europe / European Union / Portugal

Behavior / Nocturnal

Shot / Top view

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Progoneata / Myriapoda / Chilopoda / Scolopendromorpha / Scolopendridae / Scolopendra

Your request is processing. Please wait...

Galleries General conditions Legal notices Photographers area





Your request has been registered.

To use this feature you must first register or login.

Log in

To organize photos in lightboxes you must first register or login. Registration is FREE! Lightboxes allow you to categorize your photos, to keep them when you sign in and send them by email.

Log in

A Biosphoto authorization has to be granted prior using this feature. We'll get in touch shortly, please check that your contact info is up to date. Feel free to contact us in case of no answer during office hours (Paris time).

Delete permanently this lightbox?

Delete permanently all items?



The lightbox has been duplicated

The lightbox has been copied in your personal account

Your request has been registered. You will receive an e-mail shortly in order to download your images.

You can insert a comment that will appear within your downloads reports.





Your lightbox has been sent.

In case of modification, changes will be seen by your recipient.

If deleted, your lightbox won't be avalaible for your recipient anymore.