Can someone help me identify this spider? Saw it in Malawi; aprox. 5 to 6 cm. Seems like a Solifugae but I cannot go any further... I thank you in advance!

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    $\begingroup$ That is a sun spider. It is in the order Solifugae, family Solpugidae. I don't know the species. Looks like genus Zeria. $\endgroup$ – Karl Kjer Feb 1 '18 at 18:02
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    $\begingroup$ Just to make it clear - although Solifugids are arachnids, they are not spiders. Those big heavy 'pincers' in front of the face are the useful ID factor. They are not venomous (as far as I know), but the pincers can give you quite a nip, like a crab or lobster. $\endgroup$ – John Robinson Feb 1 '18 at 18:26

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