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Insect ID Algarve Portugal (1 Viewer)

John In Ireland

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Could anyone ID this small scorpion-like bug seen in the Algarve in May? Very small about 15mm long.


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It's a solifugid, a type of arachnid. They have various English names - camel spider, sun scorpion etc. - although they're not spiders or scorpions.
(The species I see mentioned for Portugal is Gluvia dorsalis but I don't know if that's what this one is)

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