Archive : solfugid

Mar 14 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Bugs & Pests, Gardening, Miscellaneous, | 6 comments

What are Solifuges?

Haarskeeder

Have you ever in your life seen anything so weird as this?? Found this on our outside deck! Had to do some research on this creature – Hannes calls it a haarskeeder! Members of the order Solifugae,  usually referred to as solifuges, solifugids, solpugids or by an assortment of vernacular names (e.g., camel spiders, false spiders, haarskeerders, jagspinnekoppe, jerrymanders, roman spiders, sun spiders, walzenspinnen, wind scorpions), are a diverse and fascinating, yet [...]