Regularity: Regularly occurring
Type of Residency: Year-round
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
Geophilus flavus is a species of centipede in the family Geophilidae. The Geophilidae (like other members of Geophilomorpha) are called soil centipedes. It is terrestrial and commonly found at seashore locations.
These Centipedes feed on other invertebrates, namely other arthropods in its environment, such as earthworms.
This species is found across Europe, and has been introduced into North America and Australia.
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