I seek my prey in the shadows.


Thelyphonida commonly known as whip scorpions or vinegaroons

  • They are often called uropygids in the scientific community based on an alternative name for the order, Uropygi
  • Vinegaroon name is based on their ability when attacked to discharge an offensive liquid which contains acetic acid, producing a vinegar-like smell
  • Arachnids that resembles a scorpion
  • Has pincerlike mouthparts and a long, slender taillike appendage
  • Lives in leaf litter and under stones in tropical and semitropical regions

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