The identification of centipedes is very difficult. Especially the small species must be examined under a binocular for finding small taxonomical features and structures.

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The picture above show the coxopleural process, the terminal legs and a part of the end sternit of Ethmostigmus pygomegas under the binocular.

Terminal legs of Alipes grandidieri grandidieri (Tanzania) in front of a ruler.