Opistophthalmus macer

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Arthropoda > Arachnomorpha > Cheliceriformes > Chelicerata > Euchelicerata > Arachnida > Scorpiones (scorpions) > Superfamily: Scorpionoidea > Family: Scorpionidae > Genus: Opistophthalmus

Opistophthalmus macer. Bontebok National Park. [images N. Larsen ]

Opistophthalmus macer occurs from False Bay to Worcester then eastward to Port Elizabeth in the Western and Eastern Cape. Total length of these scorpions is 115mm including the caudal segment (tail).

Text by Norman Larsen

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