Venomous Centipedes of Thailand
Giant Desert centipede (Scolopendra heros)
up to 20 cm
Throughout Thailand mostly at ground level. They can however climb walls etc.
Not dangerous but very painful.
A bite is very painful and can lead to serious infections. Seek medical help as soon as possible! For conservation reasons please do not kill these animals, but catch them and free them in the wild.
Venomous animals in Thailand
Common snakes in Thailand
Mildly venomous and non-venomous snakes
DIY Snake catcher
Prevention snake bites
First Aid after a snake bite
Emergency telephone numbers
All data is provided without guarantee!
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