Whip-Scorpion, Thelyphonus borneensis Kraepelin, 1897 – of Sarawak / Borneo

Have a look at this in situ shot of Thelyphonus borneensis, whip scorpions or vinegaroons are members of the Uropygi order and the foreplay is not that easy like in the Hominidae family. They doing a complicated multi-stage foreplay and this can take more than 12 hours. In this picture you can see one of the last stages before mating. The male is on top and the female has her head under the males abdomen.