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Black Emperor Scorpion
Heterometrus longimanus (Herbst, 1800)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  order Scorpiones - scorpions »  family Scorpionidae »  genus Heterometrus - Giant Forest Scorpions

Scientific synonyms

Scorpio longimanus Herbst, 1800
Palamnaeus angustimanus Thorell, 1876
Buthus costimanus C. L. Koch, 1837
Centrurus galbineus C. L. Koch, 1838
Pandinus humilis Simon, 1877

Type taxon of:Centrurus Ehrenberg, 1829 (Centrurus galbineus C. L. Koch, 1838)


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Links and literature

CZ Kůrka A., Kovařík F. (2003): České názvy živočichů VI. Pavoukovci (Arachnida). I. Pavouci (Araneae) a štíři (Scorpiones), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 167 pp. [as Heterometrus longimanus (Herbst, 1800)]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013

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