Megarian Banded Centipede: escolopendra (Scolopendra cingulata).

Black and yellow centipede growing up to 9cm long. Potent and painful sting. Beware.

Photo of Megarian Banded Centipede kindly sent to me by Clive of Natural Images. Clive runs guided walking tours in the Sierra de Grazalema

Invertebrates of Spain

Ants in Spain - - Bees in Spain - Bites and stings (the land) Black widow spiders - Butterflies in Spain - History of Malaria in Spain - Land invertebrates in Spain - Locusts in Spain - Scorpions in Spain - Spiders in Spain - Tiger mosquitoes