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Pseudoscorpion

Description:

I went to go feed my cat and these things were in his dish. Any clue what they could be? They were pretty small.

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Pseudoscorpion
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10 Comments

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

Cool spotting! I found one once... Once...

HaydenG
HaydenG 9 years ago

I found one of these on my bathroom wall one day. Very interesring arthropods, but so small.

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 9 years ago

crazy looking spot - nice photos

Lee Williams
Lee Williams 9 years ago

It's called "phoretic". Check out the wikipedia site about it.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Please update with Binomial ID..
http://bugguide.net/node/view/504856

TeresaBurke
TeresaBurke 9 years ago

Thanks!!! :)) Lee, I could hardly imagine one of those on a fly? That's crazy!!!

Lee Williams
Lee Williams 9 years ago

I found one of these in Kentucky hitching a ride on a house fly. When I swatted the fly the Pseudoscorpion crawled off of it.

Brian Parsons
Brian Parsons 9 years ago

Looks like a Pseudoscorpion as it doesn't have a tail. Try BugGuide.com - this looks close to what you found: http://bugguide.net/node/view/93294

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

Hi Teresa, please change your spot to Arthropods category

TeresaBurke
Spotted by
TeresaBurke

Bluffton, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jun 10, 2012
Submitted on Jun 10, 2012

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