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Genus Eremobates

Eremobates sp. - Eremobates - male Habitus, ventral - Eremobates polhemusi - female ALLOTYPE: Ectal Chelicera - Eremobates icenogelei - female PARATYPE: Habitus, Dorsal - Eremobates bixleri - male PARATYPE: Habitus Lateral Left - Eremobates angustus - female Ectal Chelicera - Eremobates pallipes - male Habitus Lateral - Eremobates palpisetulosus - female Arachnid - Eremobates - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Solifugae (Windscorpions)
Family Eremobatidae
Subfamily Eremobatinae
Genus Eremobates
Pronunciation
air-ee-moe-BAY-teez
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.
Size
Most specimens are around 20-30 mm as adults.
Identification
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