Black Spitting Thicktail Scorpion (Parabuthus transvaalicus)
CB Babies!!, 1/2", $25 each
These beautiful yet dangerous scorpions from South Africa are a rare find and not often available. Huge thickened telson that can squirt venom, so watch your eyes. This species is a desert/scrubland scorpion and is found in Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique under logs and stones. Limited supply, so don't snooze on these!! VERY DANGEROUSLY VENOMOUS, take EXTREAME CAUTION with this species! ABSOLUTELY NO MINORS, WILL BE ALLOWED TO PURCHASE WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT!!
Cape Verde Ground Scorpion (Hottentotta caboverdensis)
CB 1/4", $25 each
This awesome species off the west coast of Africa in the Cape Verde Islands, is parthenogenetic!! Dark brown to black body, lower portion of pedipalps, and telson. This smaller species can be kept on a mixture of peat, or coco-fiber and sand. Be sure to keep them slightly moist, since H. caboverdensis kept too dry will die quickly. Be cautious with their venom! Reaching 2"+ as adults, get them while you can!
Brazilian Striped Back Scorpion (Tityus stigmurus)
1/2" $30 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!!
Giant Blond Desert Hairy Scorpion (Hadrurus pallidus)
WC 3" - 4", $35 each, RARE!
Beautiful large scorpion from the southwestern U.S., H. pallidus is lighter in coloration and quite a bit larger that similar Hadrurus species such as H. arizonensis or H. spadix. Sparsely available, don't pass these up!!
Arizona Desert Hairy Scorpion (Hadrurus arizonensis)
WC 3" - 4", $25 each
Great scorpion all around! Large, and menacing looking, but actually a very mild sting, although it does hurt a little. Very hardy and easy to keep. Among one of the best "pet" species in the hobby, although a little attitude. Good looker!
Rusty Thick Tail Scorpion (Babycurus jacksoni)
CB Babies, 1/2" $20 each
This beautiful species from Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Uganda, and Congo (Zaire), lives in scrubland type savannas and makes its home under rocks and other debris. B. jacksoni need a bit more moisture than other African species, so slight moisture is needed to keep these properly in captivity. They are a chocolate to reddish-orange in overall color, and possess a thick metasoma. Although this species venom is not life threatening, take extreame caution so that stings don't occur. Very nice looking species!!
Dune Scorpion (Smeringus mesaensis)
WC 2", $15 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!