Courting Solifugids, Just prior to this photo they were actively mating.
Totally awesome. Was my first time seeing one.
Found in ranch house after first trace of rain. Last photo shows underside with fan-shaped white organs on the last pair of legs.
7mm with pedipalps outstreached. Very leggy.
Solífugo encontrado en jardín particular, en una de las fotos se ve una hormiga mordiéndole una de las patas anteriores.
Solifugae is an order of animals in the class Arachnida. They are known variously as camel spiders, wind scorpions, sun spiders or solifuges. The order includes more than 1,000 described species in about 153 genera. Much like a spider, the body of a Solifugid has two tagmata: an opisthosoma (abdomen) behind the prosoma (that is, in effect, a combined head and thorax). At the front end, the prosoma bears two chelicerae that, in most species, are...