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Burrowing Scorpion

Anuroctonus phaiodactylus


Looks awfully dark to be a nine lined scorpion

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Burrowing Scorpion
Anuroctonus phaiodactylus Burrowing Scorpion, Anuroctonus phaiodactylus

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valgaavmiko 7 years ago

One of the ways to tell Anuroctonus apart from other genera in California is the tooth at the base of the aculeus.

KelseyEvans-Layng 7 years ago

It was found in a shoe and moved to the jar it is in in the photos before I could get a picture, it is a wild scorpion

Please explain where you found this as it appears to be captive. Also the habitat field should always be completed with details of the habitat where it was seen. Please refer to our FAQs

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San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Dec 2, 2013
Submitted on Dec 2, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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