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Wood Scorpion

Liocheles australasiae

Description:

A tiny nocturnal scorpion that usually hides inside gaps and crevices exposing only their pincers. 5mm in length, not including the tails. Will glow under UV light. They are very common and adaptable in a range of habitats.

Habitat:

Inside gaps between woods in a building in Tawau Hills Park.

Notes:

>>Map accuracy: 5m diameter. Found it wondering out from its shelter during the day, which is a rare sight as most of them are found hiding. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-ZqLNE_...

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ChunXingWong
Spotted by
ChunXingWong

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 24, 2014
Submitted on Aug 8, 2016

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