Oman Black-Tipped Scorpion (Hottentotta jayakari)
CB Babies!!, 1/2", $45 each, 1st Successful U.S. Breeding!!
This very rare and beautiful species from Saudi Arabia, Oman and Yemen, and also been found in Iran to India, are very colorful! Black tipped telson and pedipalps, these get large! Arid species, these are tough, and easy to keep. Bred in the U.S. for the first time by breeder Sean Kiff!! Limited supply, so don't snooze on these!! DANGEROUSLY VENOMOUS, take EXTREAME CAUTION with this species!
Photo Courtesy of Sean Kiff.
Black-Tipped Thicktail Scorpion (Parabuthus liosoma)
CB Babies!!, 1/2", $35 each
These beautiful yet dangerous scorpions from Africa are a rare find and not often available. Huge thickened telson that are black on the two last sections. This species is a desert/scrubland scorpion and is found in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and also Saudi Arabia and Yemen under logs and stones. Keep a bit more moist than similar species such as P. transvaalicus. This species is not know to squirt venom like P. transvaalicus. Limited supply, so don't snooze on these!! DANGEROUSLY VENOMOUS, take EXTREAME CAUTION with this species!
Red Alligator Back Scorpion (Hottentotta hottentotta)
WC 2", $25 each
These beauties are brick red in color, and are sporatic in availability. Widespread in Africa, this fantastic scorpion has been known to posses powerful venom, although deaths in this species would be rare. One neat feature of this species is that they are parthenogenetic!! VERY VENOMOUS, take EXTREAME CAUTION with this species!
Brazilian Striped Back Scorpion (Tityus stigmurus)
1"+ $40 each, C.B. Babies!!
Very interesting species from Brazil, T. stigmurus is a smaller species that is an overall golden- yellowish with darker greyish smudges around eyes, telson, tips of pedipalps, and a faint stripe down the back. This species is also parthenogenec, and produce offspring without needing to breed. These need to be provided with a vertical peice of bark or dried leaf for proper molting. Keep semi-moist, and keep in mind, the venom with this species should be considered dangerous although few deaths have actually occured. BE VERY CAUTIOUS!! Hatched in the U.S, by breeder Sean Kiff!
Arizona Bark Scorpion (Centruroides sculpturatus)
WC 2", $15 each
These beautiful Southwestern scorpions are orange and sleek! They are communal, and thrive in captivity. Watch the venom though, they are the only U.S. scorpion to be contributed to human fatalities from envenomation, so take extreame precautions!!
Israeli Deathstalker (Leurius quinquestriatus)
C.B. Babies!! 1/2", 3rd instar, $35 each
Found in Africa, and the Middle East, this fantastic scorpion has been known to posses the most powerful venom of any scorpion, although deaths are rare. Nice looking with a distinctive black section on the telson! Hatched in the U.S, by breeder Sean Kiff! VERY DANGEROUSLY VENOMOUS, take EXTREAME CAUTION with this species! ABSOLUTELY NO MINORS, WILL BE ALLOWED TO PURCHASE WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT!!
Cuban Orange Scorpion (Rhopalurus junceus)
CB 1/2", $35 each, RARE!!
This handsome Cuban scorpion is an endemic species, that inhabit ecosystems ranging from savanna forests to semi-desert areas. They are commonly found under rocks or fallen trees and throughout the epiphytic vegetation within the Bromeliads. The body is yellowish brown, pink, orange, with a red or purple tail, a single stinger and the eight limbs darker, burgundy, purple or blackish, with a black triangle intercular. Reaching 3"+ as adults, this species is not considered a dangerous species, but caution should always be taken. Hatched in the U.S, by breeder Sean Kiff! Rarely available, don't let them slip away!
Asian Forest Scorpion (Heterometrus petersii)
CB 1"+, $25 each, RARE!!
These beautiful shiney black Asians, resemble Emperor scorpions, and belongs to the genus Heterometrus, the largest of the worlds scorpions. Streamline built and their "claws" (pedipalps) aren't as bumpy looking as Emperors. These are aggressive, and communal tanks aren't recommended. Reaching 5" - 6" as adults!!
Desert Stripedtail Scorpion (Vaejovis spinigerus)
WC adults 1" - 2", $15 each
Nice little desert species that is widespread throughout the southwestern U.S. Telson is striped, giving it a look of their own. Venomous, but not dangerous. Great little Scorp!
Dune Scorpion (Smeringus mesaensis)
WC adults 1" - 2", $20 each
Nice looking U.S. desert species, that makes a great dispay! Bright yellow overall, with a menacing look. Stings are painful, but this species is not dangerously venomous. Keep these on dry sand, and house separately. Neat Scorp!