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Small wood-scorpion

Euscorpius italicus

Description:

"This species is the largest of the Euscorpius, with adult length up to 50 mm. The color of the body is dark brown and with yellow-brown legs and sting (telson). It is a typical fossorial scorpion with large, strong pedipalps, a stout body, short legs and a short, thin tail (metasoma)." ~ The Scorpion Files

Habitat:

"This species is found in warm habitats, and is quite common in ruins, in buildings, under house-hold furnishings, in crvices of walls etc. It can also be found in grass hills, under stones etc. In the Eastern Mediterranean are it can be found in mountain forests." ~The Scorpion Files

Notes:

spotted indoors

1 Species ID Suggestions

injica
injica 8 years ago
Small wood-scorpions
Euscorpius italicus Euscorpius italicus - Italia


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Bernadette S
Bernadette S 8 years ago

Thanks, injica!

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

Umbertide, UMB, Italy

Spotted on Jul 11, 2013
Submitted on Jul 27, 2013

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