Solifugid Carnage

Subject:  What bug is this?
Geographic location of the bug:  Borrego Springs
Date: 09/09/2021
Time: 11:16 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hello, I am house/pet sitting in this area which I’m fairly new to. This bug was inside the house.
How you want your letter signed:  Babs


Dear Babs,
This is a predatory Solifugid and it appears dead with its guts showing indicating it was likely squashed.  Solifugids do not have venom or poison, so they pose no threat to humans.  It is possible to get bitten and a large individual might draw blood, but again, they pose no threat to humans.

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