Mastigoproctus giganteus


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Noun1.Mastigoproctus giganteus - large whip-scorpion of Mexico and southern United States that emits a vinegary odor when alarmedMastigoproctus giganteus - large whip-scorpion of Mexico and southern United States that emits a vinegary odor when alarmed
whip scorpion, whip-scorpion - nonvenomous arachnid that resembles a scorpion and that has a long thin tail without a stinger
genus Mastigoproctus, Mastigoproctus - giant whip scorpions
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On several occasions in Aug-Sep 2008 we detected giant whip scorpions, Mastigoproctus giganteus, feeding on rare Florida scrub millipedes, Floridobolus penneri, in bucket-style pitfall traps in the field.
AF005445 Uropygi Mastigoproctus giganteus AF005446 (Lucas 1835) Schizomida Stenochrus portoricensis AF005444 Chamberlin 1922 Ricinulei Pseudocellus pearsei U91489 (Chamberlin & Ivie 1938) Palpigradi Eukoenenia sp.
They were inadvertently caught in pitfall traps used to capture large arthropods including theraphosid spiders (Orthognatha, Aphonopelina hentzi), wind scorpions (Solifugae, Eremobatidae, Eremobates sp.), scorpions (Scorpiones, Buthidae, Vaejovidae), whipscorpions (Uropygi, Thelyphonidae, Mastigoproctus giganteus), orthopteran insects (Acrididae) and millipedes (Diplopoda).
Vinegaroon (Mastigoproctus giganteus) life history and rearing.