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Indian red scorpion

Hottentotta tamulus


H. tamulus specimen range in size from 50–90 mm. The coloration ranges from dark orange or brightly red-brown through dull brown with darker grey carinae (ridges) and granulation. Grey spots might be distributed irregularly across the cephalothorax and the mesosoma. The walking legs and the tip of the pedipalp pincers are brighter colored (orange-yellow to light reddish-brown)


It occurs in most of India, eastern Pakistan[1] and the eastern lowlands of Nepal.

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1 Comment

Seema 7 years ago

scary, vicious looking creature..

Sneha Koppula
Spotted by
Sneha Koppula

Padmashali Function Hall, India

Spotted on Nov 5, 2011
Submitted on Nov 21, 2011

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