Camel spiders are called camel spiders because they are normally found in the desert where you are likely to find camels – they have nothing to do with camels. Camel spider belongs to the class Arachnida just as true spiders and scorpions.
Camel spiders have strong bites that when left untreated can become infected. They are even stronger than scorpions.
Tunisia Poisonous and Venomous Spiders, Snakes and Insects
The camel spider also known as the wind scorpion or sun spider is in fact a member of the solifugae family and not a spider at all! It’s of the arachnid family but not actually a spider. They can be up to 6 inches long. These are speedy little buggers!
A tarantula hawk is a spider wasp which hunts tarantulas as food for its larvae. Up to two inches long with a blue-black body and bright rust-colored wings, tarantula hawks are among the largest of wasps.