solpugid


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solpugid

(sɒlˈpjuːdʒɪd)
n
(Animals) a venomous arachnid
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The author has recently started to look for more specific local Arabic names given to large arachnids since shabath may also be misused to describe the solpugid commonly known as the camel spider (which, although an arachnid, is not a true spider).
Arid-grassland solpugid populations in southwestern New Mexico.
A new solpugid of the genus Eremochelis (Arachnida: Solpugidae: Eremobatidae) from California with a key to males of the genus.
In solpugids, the genital chamber seems to produce a secretion that is thought to be essential for sperm transfer.
(1986) Scorpions, spiders & solpugids: predation & competition among distantly related taxa.
Regarding the invertebrates, there are reports of predation by coleopterans, chilopods, solpugids, others scorpions and spiders (Cloudsley-Thompson, 1960; Williams, 1966; Cloudsley-Thompson, 1977; Punzo, 1998; McCormick and Polis, 1990; Melic, 2000).
Other prey, such as hemipterans, lepidopterans, hymenopterans, pseudoscorpions, chilopods, solpugids, thysanurans, odonates, and dipterans, were found in much lower percentages in lizards of both sexes (Table 3).
They also reported that necrotic lesions have been noted in bites determined conclusively to have been caused by solpugids, ticks, assassin bugs, and even Jerusalem crickets and grasshoppers.