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n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of arachnids having large, powerful fangs and a segmented abdomen; - called also Solpugidea, and Solpugides.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The groups of captured individuals were classified in the following taxonomic levels: Diplopoda (class); Acari (Subclass); Araneae, Blattodea, Coleoptera, Collembola, Diptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Isoptera, Orthoptera, Pseudoscorpiones, Scorpiones, Solifugae (order); Formicidae (family) and the larvae of Coleoptera, Diptera and Lepidoptera (morphospecies).
Subsequently, several arachnologists who examined the Solifugae collection in the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris) noted two male specimens from Cochinchina and Bachieu (Kraepelin 1899, 1901, 1908; Roewer 1932, 1933).
She also added that after an online search, they were speculating that the bite was caused by a 'Solifugae', more commonly known as a camel spider.
Entre los 129 capitulos que versan sobre la sistematica de Arthropoda, tres se refieren a taxones afines al grupo de artropodos: "Pentastomida", "Onychophora" y "Tardigrada"; en tanto que 126 resenan los taxones caracteristicos de Arthropoda, asi los grupos de Chelicerata se incluyen en 14 capitulos relativos a "Xiphosura", "Pycnogonida", "Palpigradi", "Schizomida", "Uropygi", "Amblypygi", "Solifugae", "Ricinulei", "Araneae" "Scorpiones", "Pseudoscorpionida", "Opiliones", "Acari" y "Oribatei (Acari)"; y en cuatro capitulos de Myriapoda se discuten "Symphyla", "Pauropoda", "Geophilomorpha" y "Diplopoda".
Camel spiders - or solifugae to scientists - can grow to about six inches in length with a leg span of five inches.
sexlineata Food item n = 16 n = 16 Araneae 5.5 16.8 Scorpiones 0.0 0.9 Solifugae 0.8 0.0 Opiliones 0.0 1.8 Isopoda 2.3 0.0 Microcoryphia 0.0 0.0 Collembola 0.0 0.0 Orthoptera 3.1 16.8 Isoptera 3.9 1.8 Hemiptera 10.2 5.3 Homoptera 7.8 14.1 Coleoptera Adults 13.3 4.4 Larvae 5.5 11.5 Lepidoptera Adults 4.7 2.7 Larvae 35.2 8.0 Diptera 0.8 1.8 Hymenoptera 0.8 2.7 Insect pupae 4.7 4.4 Snails 0.0 5.3 Unidentified 1.6 1.8 Number of prey 128.0 113.0 July 1988 A.
Tracheae have evolved secondarily in the wind scorpions (order Solifugae), and their presence is related to an extremely active mode of life.
Scorpioncs, Pseudoscorpioncs and Solifugae. Publicacoes Avulsas do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 77:1-19.