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A minute arachnid which has pincers but no long abdomen or sting, occurring abundantly in leaf litter.Also called pseudoscorpion
- ‘Pseudoscorpions, literally 'false scorpions', are small (most are about 1/5 inch long) and reddish or brown. They have oval, flattened bodies with two conspicuous pedipalps (pincer-like appendages).’
- ‘Arachnids also include a number of less familiar taxa: Opiliones (harvestmen or daddy-longlegs); Thelyphonida (whip-scorpions); Pseudoscorpiones (false scorpions); and many others.’
- ‘The false scorpions are small (usually less than 5 mm), brownish arachnids with large pincer-like pedipalps and flattened body.’
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