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Subject: What is this ??
Location: Escalon ca
July 23, 2015 9:31 pm
We live in Escalon California, walked into our bathroom and found this!!!
Signature: Manuel Freitas

Solifugid

Solifugid

Dear Manuel,
This is a predatory Solifugid, commonly called a Sun Spider or Wind Scorpion.  Though classified as an Arachnid along with scorpions and spiders, Solifugids lack venom, so they are not considered dangerous to humans, though large individuals are capable of biting.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Escalon, California

2 Responses to Solifugid

  1. I think i have seen these before in Yuba County foothills. I know we have the ugly potato bugs. eewwww

  2. Really cool critter with an undeserved bad rap.

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