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[ID please] Turkish solifugid

Discussion in 'Other Spiders & Arachnids' started by Greg Pelka, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Greg Pelka

    Greg Pelka Arachnobaron Old Timer

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    Hey!
    Today, searching for scorpions and centipedes I've found this little fella :)
    I've caught it under a stone, in mountains, near Afyonkarahisar city, Anatolia, Turkey.

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    I've found article about turkish Solifugae. In Nidge area, which is quite close to my place, they've found 13 species, from 6 families (!).
    So.. any ideas about specie ?

    If you need other photos give me a sign. I'll do my best.

    Cheers!
    Greg
     
  2. Greg Pelka

    Greg Pelka Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Nobody knows ?
     
  3. marclar

    marclar Arachnoknight

    Nasty looking fcukers !, are they fast ?
     
  4. Tarantula_Hawk

    Tarantula_Hawk Arachnobaron Old Timer

    The only thing i'm sure of, jugding by the tarsal segmentation, is that it belongs to the Galeodidae.
     
  5. Greg Pelka

    Greg Pelka Arachnobaron Old Timer

    @marclar
    The fastest and the most aggreessive invertevrates I've ever seen.

    @Tarantula_Hawk
    Thanx!
    Any chance for key to genera ?
     
  6. skar

    skar Arachnobaron

    AZ
    I'm not sure where .. I read an article stating that they can have longer life spans in captivity. something about them hibernating and not needing fed as often.
    I know that's not your question but food for thought .
     
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