Solifuge near Philadelphia

Despite the common names, Solifuges are neither true scorpions (order Scorpiones) nor true spiders (order Araneae).

They are an order of animals in the class Arachnida known variously as camel spiders, wind scorpions, sun spiders, or solifuges. They are also known as “Red Romans”, “Haarskeerders”, “Baardskeerders”, “Camel Spiders”, “Wind Spiders”, and “Kalahari Ferraris”.