It drinks!

In fact, the UNAM Chamela opilioacarids are thirsty creatures.  Rather surprising for what appears to be a dry-adapted species.

opilioacarid from Viveros area of Chamela drinking water Feb 2014

Opilioacarid drinking from a water droplet in its vial.

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