Class Arachnida-Amblypygi-Phrynidae-Paraphrynus carolynae-Arizona Tailless Whip Scorpion (S)

Paraphrynus carolynae

Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Coordinates: 31.335275, -110.936591
Elevation: 3,945 ft
September 25, 2020
Size: 10 mm body
A friendly neighbor caught two specimens that she found in a water valve box.
It was suggested that the red color of the pedipalps might be due to a recent molt. In order to test that possibility, I kept it alive in a terrarium for 25 days and the pedipalps were still red.
Determined by Salvador Vitanza
Femur, ventral view (right pedipalp)

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