Classification
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All Names

  • Hebrew
    • עכשוב, עקרבוט, מבעיתן
  • Scientific Names
    • Solifugae
  • English
    • Sun-spiders
    • Windscorpions
    • Wind Scorpions
    • solifuges
    • Camel Spiders
    • Solfugids
    • Sunspiders
  • Spanish
    • Arañas camello y parientes
  • Unknown
    • Jenízaros
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 避日目
    • 風蠍

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

acryptozoo

Date

May 25, 2016 09:05 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

d_b

Date

August 18, 2016 11:13 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

d_b

Date

August 19, 2016 12:16 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Curve-faced Windscorpions Family Ammotrechidae

Observer

yetikat

Date

August 22, 2015 08:45 AM PDT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dulcortez

Date

August 19, 2016 07:23 PM ICT

Description

Solifugo, integrante de la clase arácnida (a la que pertenecen las arañas, los escorpiones, los ácaros) .

Photos / Sounds

What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

jcnaani

Date

August 19, 2016 06:28 PM AST

Photos / Sounds

What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

desertdock

Date

August 17, 2016 11:42 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Straight-faced Windscorpions Family Eremobatidae

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 11, 2016 11:09 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

matthew_e_smith

Date

August 17, 2016 08:04 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

yajaziel

Date

June 20, 2015 08:37 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

twbridges

Date

August 11, 2016 08:12 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

nahrens

Date

August 16, 2016 10:05 PM PDT

Description

Dead desert tarantula; sorry for green backdrop--my child slid a paint card underneath it. Found tarantula dead in parking lot.

Update -- we later ID'd as windscorpion.

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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