Can someone identify?

cats39(z5 Upstate NY)October 5, 2008

Hi All!

I went to the "Worm Bin Animal Hunt Site" and the one I'm trying to find out that's in my bin isn't shown.

It is tannish/brown and moves to the point I can't count pairs of legs but looks like 3 pair, it is just over 1/16" having a more rectangular body. It has a pair of very long long antennae almost its body length that are more crablike leg looking.

It also can move back and forth as like a crab.

TY in advance. And please don't say I have Crabs! LOL

Jim

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fosteem1

Is this it?

Here is a link that might be useful: Pseudoscorpion

    Bookmark   October 6, 2008 at 1:41AM
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cats39(z5 Upstate NY)

Fosteem1!

You nailed it right on the money.
At the sight you mentioned the author says he hasn't seen very many.
I literally have dozens and dozens.

Thank goodness they're beneficial.

Thanks again
Jim

    Bookmark   October 7, 2008 at 8:02PM
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