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    • Solifugae
  • English
    • Sun-spiders
    • Windscorpions
    • Wind Scorpions
    • solifuges
    • Camel Spiders
    • Solfugids
    • Sunspiders
  • Spanish
    • Arañas camello y parientes
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Recent observations

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What

Red Roman (Solpugidae) Family Solpugidae

Observer

ruankleynhans

Date

January 25, 2015 07:40 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Kingdom: Animalia Subkingdom: Bilateria Infrakingdom: Protostomia Superphylum: Ecdysozoa Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: Chelicerata Class: Arachnida Order: Solifugae Families:?Ammotrechidae, Ceromidae, Daesiidae, Eremobatidae, Galeodidae, Gylippidae, Hexisopodidae, Karschiidae, Melanoblossiidae, Mummuciidae, Rhagodidae, Solpugidae

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

December 16, 2014 05:22 AM SAST

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Sunspiders Order Solifugae

Observer

kucycads

Date

June 2, 2002

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Wind Scorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

andybridges

Date

June 21, 2014

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Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

richardwasson

Date

May 9, 2014

Description

Found this guy near the Indian village. It moves very fast and was always moving. It was about 3/4" of an inch long.

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Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

blingbeek

Date

November 23, 2011

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What

Curve-faced Windscorpions Family Ammotrechidae

Date

August 8, 2011

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Straight-faced Windscorpions Family Eremobatidae

Observer

beschwar

Date

October 24, 2014 09:28 PM CDT

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Arañas camello y parientes Order Solifugae

Observer

atotonilco

Date

October 4, 2014

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 23, 2014 09:54 PM PDT

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 23, 2014 10:11 PM PDT

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

zeno_wijtten

Date

September 28, 2014

Place

Shimoni (Google, OSM)

Description

Length body-head about 6cm

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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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