whip-scorpion


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Noun1.whip-scorpion - nonvenomous arachnid that resembles a scorpion and that has a long thin tail without a stingerwhip-scorpion - nonvenomous arachnid that resembles a scorpion and that has a long thin tail without a stinger
arachnid, arachnoid - air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
Mastigoproctus giganteus, vinegarroon - large whip-scorpion of Mexico and southern United States that emits a vinegary odor when alarmed
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Aspects of functional anatomy of the eyes of the whip-scorpion Thelyphonus caudatus (Chelicerata: Arachnida) and a discussion of their putative performance as photoreceptors.