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Scorpion-mimicking Spider?

Scorpion-mimicking Spider?
Anthem, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
April 23, 2014
I saw a flash of something tan-colored on the road, so I stopped and checked it out. I was surprised to see it was a large spider with a long abdomen and long pedipalps. When I tried to move it off the road, it backed away and raised its pedipalps. When it did that, it looked remarkably scorpion-like. Is this a scorpion-mimicking spider?

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Scorpion-mimicking Spider? Scorpion-mimicking Spider?

Moved from ID Request.

This is an arachnid that is related to spiders and scorpions. They're commonly called Windscorpions or Sun Spiders in our part of the world.

Windscorpions (Solifugae)

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