Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Uropygi Collection
During the day are found resting beneath woods, stones and other objects which you dig tunnels, and are usually active in the late afternoon and evening. Have the ability to spray as a defense a caustic mixture of vinegar and other organic components through anal glands. In the world there are about 100 described species in 16 genera. In the Americas there are three genera and 15 species recorded.
Material with scientific and historical importance.
Date range: Feb 16, 1985 - Nov 21, 2007
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