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It looks like a Diplopoda, but I've never seen anything like that. A friend took those pictures in the Brazilian Cerrado (Goiás state, Brazil) these days (October, start of rainfall in Spring). It was inside a country house, she already found it dead.

She said it has about 3 cm (~1.2") long. We can see it's not so small as a Symphyla or Pauropoda. Looks like it has 12 pairs of legs.

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  • $\begingroup$ Similar to Allothereua maculate and Scutigera coleoptrata. $\endgroup$ – user22020 Oct 16 '17 at 3:30
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I was fooled by the red marks in its back, that made me believe they were each pair of marks in a segment. Looks like they're distributed in one pair of red marks for each 2 segments. Maybe that's a mimic of some similar Diplopoda (which usually have such colored marks, see for instance Rudiloria)?

Looks like it's some species of Scutigera or some related group.

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