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Thread: Centipede for ID from the Sharjah desert - Feb 18, 2012

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    Centipede for ID from the Sharjah desert - Feb 18, 2012

    Hi All,

    Found this centipede yesterday in the Sharjah desert. Size between 5-6 cm. Anybody with any idea what it is? Dug in everytime it was left on sand.....

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    Regards,

    Ajmal
    Last edited by ajmal; 19-02-2012 at 03:44 PM. Reason: addendum
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    This is surely not a centipede but looks like a caterpillar, possibly a grub, of a beetle
    Dr. Reza Khan

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    Thank you, Dr. Reza. This was from 2012. I know now very well that this is a beetle grub.
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