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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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9 Comments

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

wow Carolina superb !!!

textless
textless 9 years ago

Excellent pictures, and a really striking creature.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

No sting?? Does it not have poison??

Excelente foto, escalofriante aracnido.

ClaudiaRamirez
ClaudiaRamirez 9 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 9 years ago

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

koixtreme
koixtreme 9 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 9 years ago

Amazing photograph and scorpion :-)

Kevin8
Kevin8 9 years ago

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

Carolina
Spotted by
Carolina

Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

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

Spotted for Mission

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