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Southern unstriped scorpion

Vaejovis carolinianus

Description:

The only scorpion native to much of the Appalachian states: Kentucky, West Virginia (S), Virginia (SW), North and South Carolina (W), Georgia (North, not coastal or southern, where Centruroides hentzi is found), Alabama (N), Mississippi (NE), Louisiana (tiny, disjunct, area NE of Baton Rouge near MS border), Tennessee (E 2/3). (information from BugGuide)

Habitat:

Forest - found under debris

Notes:

Found at Sweetwater Creek State Park. I'm pretty sure this was a gravid female.

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Aaron_G
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Aaron_G

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jul 28, 2014
Submitted on Dec 17, 2016

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