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Tartarocreagris texana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Pseudoscorpionida
Genus  Tartarocreagris
Higher classification  Tartarocreagris
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Neobisiidae
Scientific name  Tartarocreagris texana
Rank  Species
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Similar  Kretschmarr Cave mold beetle, Rhadine persephone, Tooth Cave spider, Texella reyesi, Bee creek cave harvestman

Tartarocreagris texana is a species of arachnid in family Neobisiidae. It is endemic to Texas in the United States, where it is known from only two caves in Travis County. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States.

This pseudoscorpion is about 4 millimeters long. It is a troglobite, spending its entire life in subterranean caves. It is eyeless. It has no tail and no stinger. It has pincers which it uses to capture small arthropods.

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Tartarocreagris texana Wikipedia


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