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Tailless whip scorpions



Amblypygi is an ancient order of arachnid chelicerate arthropods also known as whip spiders and tailless whip scorpions. They are harmless to humans. Amblypygids possess no silk glands or venomous fangs. They rarely bite if threatened, but can grab fingers with their pedipalps, resulting in thorn-like puncture injuries.


Seen inside a cavity in a forest.

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Ramaghatta, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Dec 4, 2019
Submitted on Feb 5, 2020

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