The taxonomy and biology of the centipede Scolopendra amazonicain the Sudan


  • *Department of Zoology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, N. Nigeria.


The life history, reproduction, food and parasites of a population of Scolopendra amazonica Bücherl from the south bank of the Blue Nile at Khartoum, Sudan are described and discussed and Sudanese specimens are compared with Indian S. amazonica and Scolopendra morsitans.