Solifugae (Wind Scorpions or Camel Spiders)

Picture ID 66113

Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal

Comments & ID Thoughts

I would like help identifying this spider. The main distinguishing feature that I see is that it seems to have very long pedipalps. When this spider runs along it holds these pedipalps out in front, raised, as if it's pointing in the direction it's running. Any help identifying would be greatly appreciated.

  • Submitted by: 
    Cliflyri
  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2019
  • Photographed: Apr 23, 2019
  • Spider: Solifugae (Wind Scorpions or Camel Spiders)
  • Location: Arizona, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Desert area
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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FormerArachnophobe

I am not 100%, but I think this isn’t a Spider at all. I am not certain of the specific species.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solifugae

FormerArachnophobe

You’re welcome! I have never seen one of these before so we both learned something.

TangledWeb

Hi, feel free to keep location details private. They aren’t needed for identification and may risk the exposure of the species to poachers. Beware.

Underworld

Now this is a Solifugae species ive never seen, can you please provide with the zip
code it was found to be able to ID easier? thank you!

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