|Solifugae means "Sun-fleeing"
and the order includes 900 known species.
- Large chelicerae (mouth parts)
- Males in all families except
Eremobatidae possess a flagellum near the base of the
- Solifugae also have long pedipalps
which serve as sensory organs similar to insect antennae
- They are nocturnal carnivores
Author: Ceri Thomas
Last updated: 22.11.05
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