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Subject: Strange 8 legged thing
Location: South Africa
May 25, 2017 5:52 am
I found this thing could please help identify it and wether it’s dangerous thank you
Sincerely
Jane
Signature: JD

Tailless Whipscorpion

Dear Jane,
This is a Tailless Whipscorpion, a shy, nocturnal predator that will prey upon unwanted household pests like Cockroaches as well as Spiders and Scorpions.  Tailless Whipscorpions might bite if carelessly handled, but they are considered harmless as they have no venom.

Thanks so much really appreciate the help I researched and apparently they’re also called whipspiders? http://www.arc.agric.za/arc-ppri/Pages/SANSA/Whipspiders.aspx

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: South Africa

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