Scientific Name: Scutigera coleptrata
Centipedes are a type of predatory species that feed on other insects like spiders and flies. Feeding on other insects make classifies centipedes as a beneficial insect. However, when they invade homes they can become quite a nuisance for homeowners. Centipedes hide during the day in damp dark areas and come out at night to hunt. They have very poor sight and rely on touch and feel to find their prey.