Harvestmen

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I found this harvestman crawling around a tree in a park in Charlotte. I took this photo around 2:00pm.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Opiliones

Fun Fact!

According to Bug Guide, “although often mistaken for spiders, these arachnids are more closely related to scorpions.” (http://bugguide.net/node/view/2405)

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