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Giant forest scorpion

Heterometrus

Description:

A large scorpion, approx 10-15cm long

Habitat:

Forest floor

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7 Comments

AdamBT
AdamBT 2 years ago

Thanks Dawn, it was just sitting in the middle of a trail in the forest, warming up first thing in the morning.

That is a cool find!

AdamBT
AdamBT 2 years ago

Thanks Antonio :)

Awsome capture Adam,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and tanks for sharing

AdamBT
AdamBT 2 years ago

Thanks very much Daniele!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Congratulations Adam, your giant forest scorpion is our Spotting of the Day:

"Cutting a striking figure on forest floor, this giant forest scorpion (Heterometrus sp.) is our Spotting of the Day! Heterometrus belongs to the family Scorpionidae, which counts some of the world's largest scorpions (Order Scorpiones). Scorpions in this genus are heavily built with powerful pedipalps, and are midly venomous. Heterometrus is widely distributed across tropical and subtropical Southeast Asia".

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Impressive !

AdamBT
Spotted by
AdamBT

จังหวัดกาญจนบุรี, Thailand

Spotted on Nov 17, 2017
Submitted on Jan 21, 2018

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