Uropygi


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Uropygi

[‚yu̇r·ə′pī‚jī]
(invertebrate zoology)
The tailed whip scorpions, an order of arachnids characterized by an elongate, flattened body which bears in front a pair of thickened, raptorial pedipalps set with sharp spines and used to hold and crush insect prey.

Uropygi

 

(also Telyphones, Holopeltidia), an order of relatively large flagellate arachnids measuring approximately 7 cm in length. The thorax and head are grown together, and the abdomen ends in a long segmented tail-like limbo. Uropygi, distributed mainly in the tropics, are nocturnal insectivorous predators. They are harmless to man. One species, Typopeltis amurensis, is found in the USSR, in forests of Ussuri Krai.

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A new Upper Carboniferous whip scorpion (Arachnida: Uropygi: Thelyphonida) with a revision of the British Carboniferous Uropygi.
1990; 6 = Evans 1998; 7 = Harvey 2003; 8 = Kim 2000; 9 = Kullmann 1972; 10 = Machado 2002; 11 Machado & Oliveira 1998; 12 = Machado & Raimundo 2001; 13 = Machado & Vasconcelos 1998; 14 = Mahsberg 2001; 15 = Mori & Saito 2005; 16 = Polis & Lourenco 1986; 17 = Polis & Sissom 1990; 18 = Punzo 1998; 19 = Ramachandra & Bali 1990; 20 = Rowland 1972; 21 = Rayor & Taylor 2006; Arachnid order Parental trait Araneae Amblypygi Uropygi Schizomida Carry egg sac C T: 28 T: 19, 23 20 Live young Guard eggs C Youngest instar carried R T: 28 T: 23 20 First mobile instar guarded C 21 23 No Association with 1st instar C Association with 1-2 instars prior to explosive dispersal R T: 28 19, 23 7, 20 Table 1.
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