Mastigoproctus giganteus


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Synonyms for Mastigoproctus giganteus

large whip-scorpion of Mexico and southern United States that emits a vinegary odor when alarmed

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On several occasions in Aug-Sep 2008 we detected giant whip scorpions, Mastigoproctus giganteus, feeding on rare Florida scrub millipedes, Floridobolus penneri, in bucket-style pitfall traps in the field.
Diel activity patterns and diet of the giant whipscorpion Mastigoproctus giganteus (Lucas) (Arachnida, Uropygi) in Big Bend National Park (Chihuahuan Desert).
The giant whipscorpion Mastigoproctus giganteus (Lucas 1835) is a common representative of the arachnid fauna of the northern Chihuahuan Desert (Punzo 2001).
Mastigoproctus giganteus, in contrast, may not only lack this ability, but may avoid burrows occupied by small mammals such as grasshopper mice, deer mice and shrews, animals known to include arthropods in their diets (Schmidly 1977; Punzo 2003).
Diel activity pattern and diet of the giant whipscorpion Mastigoproctus giganteus (Lucas) (Arachnida, Uropygi) in Big Bend National Park (Chihuahuan Desert).
Geographic variation in male courtship behavior of he giant whipscorpion Mastigoproctus giganteus (Lucas) (Arachnida, Uropygi).