Order of invertebrates in the class Arachnida. Commonly known as whip scorpions, they are superficially similar to scorpions but the first pair of legs is modified to serve as antennae-like sensory organs. They have a whip-like flagellum at the end of their abdomen but are not venomous and many species also have large scorpion-like pedipalps (pincers). Whip scorpions are carnivorous, nocturnal hunters.
Uropygid
Information from Wikipedia on these invertebrates, commonly known as whip scorpions, their description, classification, behavior and habitat.
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