Subject:  Bug Identification
Geographic location of the bug:  Idaho, USA
Date: 09/22/2021
Time: 04:21 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I found this bug on the garage floor and have never seen anything like it.  It’s about 1 inch from mouth to rear.
How you want your letter signed:  Thanks!


This is a Solifugid, commonly called a Sun Spider or Wind Scorpion.  Though related to both Spiders and Scorpions, Solifugids lack venom and though they are predators, they are not considered dangerous to humans.

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BugMan aka Daniel Marlos has been identifying bugs since 1999. is his passion project and it has helped millions of readers identify the bug that has been bugging them for over two decades. You can reach out to him through our Contact Page.

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