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Sonoran Desert Arthropods
Eremobates spp. (Sun spiders)

 

 

(Sun spiders)
Habitat: Warm climates
Food Habits: insectivorous
Active Period: diurnal
Size: large
Number of Legs: 8
Leg Characteristics: legs attached to cephalothorax
"Catch prey by chasing it down,most active during the summer"
harmless

Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Chelicerata
Class Arachnida
Order Solifugae
Family Eremobatidae
Genus Eremobates
species spp.

 

 

 

 

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