Small scorpion with a body length of 2-4 cm. Redish-brown dorsal surface has 2 black stripes running longitudinally. An arachnid, it has 4 pairs of legs and prey mainly on insects.
Generally found under rocks, fallen logs, discarded sheet metal and plywood, and the like. The only time it is seen "topside" is when it is moving from point A to point B.
Although it is generally not considered to be of medical significance, the sting of this scorpion is reported to be excruciatingly painful!