genus Mastigoproctus


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Related to genus Mastigoproctus: Mastigoproctus giganteus, Tailless Whip Scorpion
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Noun1.genus Mastigoproctus - giant whip scorpionsgenus Mastigoproctus - giant whip scorpions      
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Mastigoproctus giganteus, vinegarroon - large whip-scorpion of Mexico and southern United States that emits a vinegary odor when alarmed
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The genus Mastigoproctus (Arachnida, Uropygi, Thelyphonidae), with 14 species, occurs in Cuba, the Antilles, Mexico, southern regions of the United States, and South America (Haupt 2000).