Mastigoproctus


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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).
This structure was also observed in the tarsus I and flagellum of Mastigoproctus maximus (Tarnani 1889) (Figs.
Diel activity patterns of the giant whipscorpion, Mastigoproctus giganteus (Lucas) (Arachnida, Uropygi).
Intuitively, one would expect it to belong to, or be close to, an American genus such as Mastigoproctus.
The genus Mastigoproctus (Arachnida, Uropygi, Thelyphonidae), with 14 species, occurs in Cuba, the Antilles, Mexico, southern regions of the United States, and South America (Haupt 2000).
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).