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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Arthropods
Paraphrynus spp. (Tailless whipscorpion)

 

 

 Paraphrynus spp.

(Tailless whipscorpion)
Habitat: Several species in Arizona
Food Habits: insectivorous
Active Period: nocturnal
Size: small
Number of Legs: 8
Leg Characteristics: legs attached to cephalothorax
Reclusive animals that crush their prey
"non-venomous,harmless"

Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Chelicerata
Class Arachnida
Order Amblypygi
Family Tarantulidae
Genus Paraphrynus
species spp.

 

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