Rubripes

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Description:

Ethmostigmus rubripes is Australia's largest species of centipede, ranging in many forms and sizes.

One of, if not largest form and possibly the most common colour forms in the hobby is the "Tiger form".

Location:

E. rubripes are found over the majority of Australia. 

Diet:

Like all centipedes, E. rubripes are carnivorous and will eat any invertebrates or vertebrates its can overpower.

For captive centipedes, offer food weekly. Recommended feeders include large crickets, super worms, woodies and occasionally as a treat, a pinkie mouse.​

Size:

E. rubripes usually mature at a modest body length (measured excluding terminal legs) of 12 - 14cm, but on rare occasions have been recorded at over 20cm in body length.

Forms:

E. rubripes come in many colour forms, which include: Tiger form, Green form, Kuranda and Half-banded form

Half Banded
Half Banded

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Black Form
Black Form

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Kuranda
Kuranda

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Half Banded
Half Banded

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