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Curve-faced wind scorpiion, Order Solpugidae, family Ammotrichnidae. They differ from the only other North American family, Erembatidae, in having a rounded rather than straight front to the head and no claws on 1st pair of legs head and no claws. Solpugids are also called sunspiders. Although an arachnid like spiders and scorpions, they are in their own order.Most are desert dwellers. Photo Big Bend National Park, TX.
Model release not required. Property release not required.