The Arachnid Order Solifugae
A large Galeodes fumigatus preserved in alcohol.
Photo by Alexander V. Gromov.
This section of the website, through the links at the
left of this page, provides an overview of current research on the order
Solifugae, including the Global
Survey and Inventory of Solifugae, a major collaborative research project
funded by the Biodiversity Surveys and Inventories program of the U.S. National
Science Foundation (Grants 0640219 and 0640245). It also presents information
about the current holdings of solifugid
specimens in the world's museums and guidance on the collection and preservation
of specimens for scientific study. Researchers working on projucts
involving members of the order Solifugae, are welcome to provide a brief
ddscription of their projects for inclusion. current research
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