Scorpions


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!!

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Florida Bark Scorpion (Centruroides gracilis)
C.B. Babies, 1/2" $15 each
Also known as the Slenderbrown Scorpion, C. gracilis is large compared to other U.S. buthids. Brown to maroon in color with light colored legs, which as babies, the legs are bright orange! Slender pedipalps with a menacing look, this species can pack a punch, and although stings are not life threatening, be cautious!! Very cool species!!

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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!!

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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!!

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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!

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