Australian Giant Centipede “NSW Tiger Form” (Ethmostigmus rubripes)
The Australian Giant Centipede is the largest species of centipede in Australia. Adults are usually between 120-150mm in length, with some individuals reaching 200mm. This species is found Australia wide in a range of habitats from rainforest to desert. Coming from such a variety of habitats, they exhibit stunning diversity, coming in many different colour morphs ranging from green to dark blue. They have a life span that averages around 10 years.
The NSW Tiger locale comes from NE New South Wales and can be found in a variety of habitats, from sub-tropical rainforest to dry scrubland. This locale is the most common in the hobby and one of the largest growing.
- Mildly venomous, can inflict a painful bite
- Feeds on live insects, crickets are reccomended
- Requires moist substrate to dwell in
- Cannot climb smooth surfaces
- Listed sizes are approximate