Centipedes are sometimes called “hundred-leggers” because of their many pairs of legs, but they can actually have anywhere from 15-177 pairs of legs, depending on the species. Interestingly enough, centipedes always have an odd number of pairs of legs. Centipedes are generally considered nuisance pests, as they do not pose significant health or property threats. However, all house centipedes have poison jaws with which they inject venom into their prey. If handled in a rough manner, some larger centipedes can inflict a painful bite that can break human skin and causes pain and swelling, similar to a bee sting.
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