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

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Date

May 22, 2016 10:04 AM MST

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

uwtess_1026

Date

May 21, 2016

Place

umtanum (Google, OSM)

Description

Very small camel spider found under a rock on Umtanum ridge. Approx 1" long. Posterior tagma is 10-segmented. Has what appear to be fangs, and one set of "false" legs

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Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

leptonia

Date

May 23, 2016 04:36 PM PDT

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

omiseroy

Date

May 21, 2016 06:04 PM PDT

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Observer

donendicott

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

2105 PDT during Cabrillo National Monument Bioblitz

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

knafe

Date

May 23, 2016 11:00 AM AST

Place

Golan, IL (Google, OSM)

Description

עכשוב/ עקרבוט/ מבעיתן צהוב גדול, במדרשצ השילוב נטור

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

While checking under rocks in the early afternoon sun, we unexpectedly encountered a large solifuge taking refuge under a small boulder. Its body length (including its legs) would have easily reached across the diameter of a quarter. The solifuge was returned to its home after this photo was taken.

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Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

chiriria

Date

May 22, 2016 07:47 AM PDT

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

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chiriria

Date

May 22, 2016 07:35 AM PDT

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Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

upandadam

Date

May 21, 2016 04:42 PM PDT

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What

Curve-faced Windscorpions Family Ammotrechidae

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

May 21, 2016 09:02 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Windscorpions Order Solifugae

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

May 21, 2016 10:56 AM PDT
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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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