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Genus Eremobates

HOLOTYPE: Habitus, dorsal - Eremobates corpink - male Habitus, Lateral - Eremobates polhemusi - female Ectal Chelicera - Eremobates polhemusi - female PARATYPE: Ectal Chelicera - Eremobates kiseri - female PARATYPE: Habitus Dorsal - Eremobates inkopansis - male PARATYPE: Habitus Dorsal - Eremobates ajoanus - female PARATYPE: Head - Eremobates socal - female Mesal Chelicera - Eremobates palpisetulosus - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Solifugae (Windscorpions)
Family Eremobatidae
Subfamily Eremobatinae
Genus Eremobates
Explanation of Names
erem, -i, -o (G). A lonely place; bat, =es (G) One that walks or haunts (From Mike Quinn's Texas Entomology website.
Most specimens are around 20-30 mm as adults.
The subfamily Eremobatinae have a single, flat claw on the tarsus of the first leg; of the genus Eremobates have a straight fixed finger on the chelicerae