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Author: Jan Scholten
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Amblypygi
Name: blunt rump; whip spiders; tailless whip scorpions.
Zoology: possess very small, tail-like, terminal, opisthosmal segments and use a sort of "tail" to hang from while molting but actually lack a flagellum; 5 families, 17 genera, ± 155 species; tropical and subtropical regions worldwide. Some species are subterranean; many are nocturnal. During the day, they may hide under logs, bark, stones, or leaves. They prefer a humid environment.
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