Fear phalanx inspired by the legends and fairy tales, generated by its extremely repulsive. It is often confused with a tarantula, a widow, Scorpions, and stings is credited with the phalanx.
The inhabitants of several countries in the East since ancient times believed bite phalanx poisonous and were cured using banners, hot poultices, bloodletting and other documented cases of destruction of people and animals supposedly from the bites of the phalanx was created fear among the population of Central Asia, Transcaucasia, Iran and other numerous experiments (with E. N. Pavlovsky, 1931, and others) proved the safety of the bitten limb. Unreasonably also thought about making it through the bite of corpse poison, as the corpses she doesn't eat, the food thoroughly cleanses mouthparts, pretty rubbing it.

Fig. 8. Phalanx

Rooted in the people, and, unfortunately, medical workers, representing about the danger bites phalanges led to the inclusion of a section devoted to them in this book.
There are about 500 species phalanges. In the USSR it inhabits 9 genera, 47 species that differ not only in size, but some features of the structure, design, cutting edges fingers, jaws etc., Size widespread in Azerbaijan Galeodes araneoides - 60 mm, rear legs them have the length of more than 55 mm Body is divided into golovogrud and abdomen consists of 10 somits, covered with dense short brownish-earth-colored hairs and tactile setae. Four pairs of long legs resemble novoshepelychi (Fig. 8). On the swollen main part of the upper jaw strong muscles. Upper jaw ends motionless branches claws, opposite the movable finger.