Centipedes are a diverse group of arthropods belonging to the Chilopoda class. Although over 3,000 individual species are known to exist, many more are speculated to be creeping around the earth. Of all of these, you are most likely to encounter one scientifically called Scutigera coleoptrata if you live in Europe, the United States, or Canada.
Centipedes are very common in the United States, both within homes and outdoors/gardens.
Most centipede species, especially those found within homes, do not pose a danger to humans, pets, or structures.
Addressing centipede infestations typically includes making home renovations or deploying equipment to remove moisture and close any holes (for exclusionary purposes).
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