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Tailless Whip Scorpion

Amblypygi

Habitat:

They are found in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide. Some species are subterranean; many are nocturnal. During the day, they may hide under logs, bark, stones, or leaves. They prefer a humid environment.

Notes:

Young and adult.


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10 Comments

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

wow Carolina superb !!!

textless
textless 7 years ago

Excellent pictures, and a really striking creature.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

No sting?? Does it not have poison??

Excelente foto, escalofriante aracnido.

ClaudiaRamirez
ClaudiaRamirez 7 years ago

Me hace sentir escalofrios, pero es precioso !! muy buena foto. En Mexico les llamamos vinagrillos y las personas les temen mucho, aunque por lo que se no son venenosos.

Carolina
Carolina 8 years ago

Thank you koixtreme, I'm gonna take a look!

koixtreme
koixtreme 8 years ago

Hi Carolina
You should check out this site as well. Just the other day Frank Indiviglio did an interesting topic on beetles (http://blogs.thatpetplace.com/thatreptil...)

Regards
Gert

Darvesh
Darvesh 8 years ago

Amazing photograph and scorpion :-)

Kevin8
Kevin8 8 years ago

I'v seen one of these scary critters in guatemala.

Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

Lat: 10.99, Long: -74.77

Spotted on Dec 2, 2010
Submitted on Apr 30, 2011

Spotted for mission

Reference

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