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genus

Giant Forest Scorpions
Heterometrus Ehrenberg, in Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  order Scorpiones - scorpions »  family Scorpionidae »  subfamily Scorpioninae

Scientific synonyms

Caucon Karsch, 1879
Centrurus Ehrenberg, 1829
Chersonesometrus Couzijn, 1978
Gigantometrus Couzijn, 1978
Javanimetrus Couzijn, 1981
Palamnaeus Thorell, 1876
Srilankametrus Couzijn, 1981

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Included taxa

Number of records: 35

species Heterometrus atrascorpius Mirza, Joshi, Desouza & Sanap, 2012
species Heterometrus barberi (Pocock, 1900)
species Heterometrus beccaloniae Kovarík, 2004
species Heterometrus bengalensis (C. L. Koch, 1841)

Heterometrus bengalensis

species Heterometrus cimrmani Kovarik, 2004
species Heterometrus cyaneus (C. L. Koch, 1836)

Heterometrus cyaneus

species Heterometrus flavimanus (Pocock, 1900)
species Heterometrus fulvipes (C. L. Koch, 1837)
species Heterometrus gravimanus (Pocock, 1894)
species Heterometrus indus (DeGeer, 1778)
species Heterometrus kanarensis (Pocock, 1900)
species Heterometrus keralaensis Tikader & Bastawade, 1983
species Heterometrus laoticus Couzijn, 1981 - Asian giant forest scorpion
species Heterometrus latimanus (Pocock, 1894)
species Heterometrus liangi Zhu & Yang, 2007
species Heterometrus liophysa (Thorell, 1888)
species Heterometrus liurus (Pocock, 1897)
species Heterometrus longimanus (Herbst, 1800) - Black Emperor Scorpion

Heterometrus longimanus - Black Emperor Scorpion

species Heterometrus madraspatensis (Pocock, 1900)
species Heterometrus mysorensis Kovarik, 2004
species Heterometrus nepalensis Kovarik, 2004
species Heterometrus petersii (Thorell, 1876) - Black Forest Scorpion

Heterometrus petersii - Black Forest Scorpion

species Heterometrus phipsoni (Pocock, 1893)
species Heterometrus rolciki Kovarik, 2004
species Heterometrus scaber (Thorell, 1876)
species Heterometrus sejnai Kovarik, 2004
species Heterometrus spinifer (Ehrenberg, 1828)

Heterometrus spinifer

species Heterometrus swammerdami Simon, 1872
species Heterometrus telanganaensis Javed, Mirza, Tampal & Lourenco, 2010
species Heterometrus thorellii (Pocock, 1892)
species Heterometrus tibetanus Lourenço, 2005
species Heterometrus tristis (Henderson, 1919)
species Heterometrus ubicki Kovarik, 2004
species Heterometrus wroughtoni (Pocock, 1899)
species Heterometrus xanthopus (Pocock, 1897)

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