Solifugid from Tanzania

Subject:  Spider
Geographic location of the bug:  Northern Tanzania
Date: 03/05/2018
Time: 09:23 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Is this a camel spider?
How you want your letter signed:  Rebecca Jackson


Dear Rebecca,
Camel Spider is a common name used in the Middle East for a member of the order Solifugae.  Other common names are Sun Spider or Wind Scorpion, though Solifugids are neither true spiders or scorpions, nor are they venomous. 

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