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