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Calymmachernes angulatus


A small harmless arachnid also called false scorpion or book scorpion. Australia has 150 spp.


Found under loose bark of a large living tree.


I've seen these once before.


MartinL 9 years ago

Thanks Mark. I checked this site already and for a layperson like me any guess is pretty dodgey and I would have got it wrong for sure.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

This ID was from Dr Mark Harvey at the WA Museum via Ken Walker. I think you will find it in BB. I copied it here as there is no notification system in BB.

MartinL 9 years ago

Yes, that might be because you have sharper eyes than me.
This is my first sighting in Victoria.

lori.tas 9 years ago

We frequently find these in our firewood.

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Aug 24, 2013
Submitted on Aug 24, 2013

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