Taxon profile


Scorpiones C. L. Koch, 1837

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  subclass Dromopoda

Scientific synonyms


Temporal range:Silurian > Lower Silurian – recent


Included taxa

Number of records: 5

suborder Neoscorpionina Thorell & Lindström, 1885

Fossil taxa

suborder Mesoscorpionina Stockwell, 1989
genus Dolichophonus Petrunkevitch, 1949 inc.sed.
genus Parioscorpio Wendruff et al., 2020 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN Rein J. O.: Scorpion Files [], Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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 Scorpiones C. L. Koch, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013

Data source info

LOURENCO, W. R. The scorpion families and their geographical distribution. J. Venom. Anim. Toxins. [online]. 2001, vol.7, no.1 [cited 13 November 2005], p.03-23. Available from World Wide Web: <>. ISSN 0104-7930.

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory, Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra
Australian Faunal Directory Checklist Output
Generation Date: October 23, 2008 11:35:40 AMGMT
[Data retrieved on: 04 November 2008]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea
Crucitti, Dr Pierangelo & Vignoli, Dr. Valerio (eds.). 2009. Scorpiones. Fauna Europaea version 1.3,
[Data retrieved on: 29 March 2009]

Rein J. O.: Scorpion Files, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon