Amblypygids are bizarre-looking arachnids commonly known as whip spiders. There are currently around 140 described species.
Whip spiders possess:
The name Amblypygi means 'blunt rump' and refers to their lack of a flagellum (tail-like structure) on their abdomen, hence the other common name - ‘tail-less whip scorpion’.
A pair of appendages found near the mouth of Arachnids. Often resembling legs, they may be used for locomotion, sensing, feeding and mating.