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Last updated: 20.06.03

Bothriuridae:

Bothriurus araguayae    Photo: Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)
Bothriurus bonariensis   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Bothriurus bonariensis   Photo: G. Geymonat by courtesy of Dr. Carlos A. Toscano-Gadea (C)
Bothriurus bonariensis   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Bothriurus buecherli   Photo: A. Mignone by courtesy of Dr. Carlos A. Toscano-Gadea (C)
Bothriurus chacoensis 1 (Argentina)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Bothriurus chacoensis 2 (Argentina)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Bothriurus cordubensis (male, preserved specimen)   Photo: Dr. Camilo I. Mattoni
Bothriurus coriaceus (male, preserved specimen)   Photo: Dr. Camilo I. Mattoni
Bothriurus keyserlingi (male, preserved specimen)   Photo: Dr. Camilo I. Mattoni
Bothriurus olaen   Photo: Dr. Camilo I. Mattoni
Bothriurus prospicuus (Argentina)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Bothriurus prospicuus (Argentina)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Bothriurus prospicuus (Argentina)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Bothriurus rochai    Photo: Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)
Bothriurus sp.   Photo: Jose Horacio Grau Jipoulou (C)
Bothriurus vittatus (female, preserved specimen)   Photo: Dr. Camilo I. Mattoni
Brachistosternus borelli (male, preserved specimen)   Photo: Dr. Camilo I. Mattoni
Brachistosternus ferrugineus (male, preserved specimen)   Photo: Dr. Camilo I. Mattoni
Brachistosternus sp.    Photo: Jose Horacio Grau Jipoulou (C)
Cercophonius squama    Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Orobothriurus alticola (? or Bothriurus sp.) (Mite attacked)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Orobothriurus alticola (? or Bothriurus sp.) (Mite attacked)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Orobothriurus sp.   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Phoniocercus sanmartini 1 (preserved specimen)   Photo: Jose Horacio Grau Jipoulou (C)
Phoniocercus sanmartini 2 (preserved specimen)   Photo: Jose Horacio Grau Jipoulou (C)
Phoniocercus sanmartini 2 (live)   Photo: Jose Horacio Grau Jipoulou (C)
Phoniocercus sanmartini 2 (live)   Photo: Jose Horacio Grau Jipoulou (C)
Timogenes elegans (pregnant female)   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Timogenes elegans (male)   Photo: Dr. Camilio I. Mattoni (C)
Urophonius iheringii   Photo: M. Lalinde by courtesy of Dr. Carlos A. Toscano-Gadea (C)

Buthidae:

Ananteris cussinii   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Ananteris platnicki    Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Androctonus amoreuxi   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Androctonus amoreuxi   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Androctonus australis   Photo: Serge Mallet (C)
Androctonus australis   Photo: Pascal Riewe (C)
Androctonus australis   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Androctonus australis (Mating)   Photo: Robert Lamb (C)
Androctonus australis (pregnant female)   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Androctonus australis (with babies)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Androctonus bicolor 1   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Androctonus bicolor 2   Photo: Pascal Riewe (C)
Androctonus crassicauda (from Kuwait)   Photo: Tom Oates (C)
Androctonus crassicauda (from Israel) 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Androctonus crassicauda (from Israel) 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Androctonus crassicauda (from Israel) 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Androctonus crassicauda (from Israel) 4   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Androctonus crassicauda    Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Androctonus mauritanicus 1    Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Androctonus mauritanicus 2    Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Androctonus mauritanicus 3    Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Androctonus mauritanicus 4    Photo: Kristian Bj÷rnberg (C)
Androctonus mauritanicus (details of cauda (tail) 1)   Photo: Kristian Bj÷rnberg (C)
Androctonus mauritanicus (details of cauda (tail) 2)   Photo: Kristian Bj÷rnberg (C)
Apistobuthus pterygocercus 1   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Apistobuthus pterygocercus 2   Photo: G. Stampfl (permission through Dietmar Huber) (C)
Babycurus jacksoni   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Babycurus jacksoni   Photo: Payton Morris (C)
Babycurus jacksoni (female with scorplings)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Babycurus sp.   Photo: Phil Messenger (C)
Buthacus arenicola 1   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Buthacus arenicola 2   Photo: Serge Mallet (C)
Buthacus leptochelys nitzani (Israel) 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Buthacus leptochelys nitzani (Israel) 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Buthacus leptochelys nitzani (Israel) 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Buthacus yotvatensis   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Butheolus gallagheri   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Butheolus gallagheri   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Buthiscus bicalcaratus   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Buthus atlantis (Morocco)   Photo: Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Buthus occitanus 1 (Spain)   Photo: Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Buthus occitanus 2   Photo: Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)
Buthus occitanus 3 (France)   Photo: Photo: Yann Evenou (C)
Buthus occitanus (female with scorplings)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Buthus occitanus (mating couple)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Buthus occitanus israelis 1 (Israel)   Photo: Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Buthus occitanus israelis 2 (Israel)   Photo: Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Buthus occitanus israelis 3 (Israel)   Photo: Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Buthus occitanus mardochei (Morocco)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Buthus sp. (Morocco. Possible B. occitanus mardochei)   Photo: Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Buthus occitanus (Morocco)   Photo: Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Buthus occitanus (Morocco, showing hiding place under stone)   Photo: Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Buthus occitanus tunetatus   Photo: Photo: Serge Mallet (C)
Buthus occitanus tunetanus (Tunesia)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Caribetityus elii   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Centruriodes anchorellus 1   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes anchorellus 2   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes anchorellus 3   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes anchorellus 4   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes arctimanus   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes bani   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Centruriodes bicolor   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Centruriodes elegans   Photo: Chad Lee (C)
Centruriodes exilicauda 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Centruriodes exilicauda 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Centruriodes exilimanus (preserved holotype)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes gracilis 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Centruriodes gracilis 2   Photo: Dr. Wolfgang WŘster (C)
Centruriodes gracilis (preserved brown form)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes gracilis (female with scorplings)   Photo: Robert Lamb (C)
Centruriodes griseus (male)   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Centruroides griseus (adult female)   Photo: Father Alejandro Sßnchez Mu˝oz (C). Homepage with invertebrate photos.
Centruriodes guanensis   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Centruriodes guanensis (Colormorph 1)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes guanensis (Colormorph 2)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes guanensis (live specimen)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruroides hentzi (male and female)   Photo: Kari McWest (C)
Centruroides hentzi (Florida)   Photo: Guy E. Crauwels (C)
Centruroides hentzi (female with scorplings)   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Centruroides hentzi (female with scorplings)   Photo: Guy E. Crauwels (C)
Centruriodes infamatus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Centruriodes koesteri (Costa Rica)   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Centruriodes koesteri (preserved male and female)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruroides limbatus   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Centruriodes limbatus   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Centruriodes limpidus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Centruriodes limpidus (female with scorplings)   Photo: Rick West (C)
Centruriodes limpidus   Photo: Rick West (C)
Centruriodes margaritatus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Centruriodes margaritatus   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Centruriodes margaritatus   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Centruriodes margaritatus (preserved female)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes margaritatus (preserved male)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes margaritatus (preserved male and female)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes margaritatus (females with scorplings)   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Centruroides margaritatus ( juvenile from Colombia)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Centruriodes robertoi 1   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruriodes robertoi 2   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruroides schmidti (Costa Rica)   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Centruriodes schmidti (preserved males (2) and a female)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Centruroides testaceus (Bonaire, Dutch Antilles) 1   Ruurd van der Zee (C)
Centruroides testaceus (Bonaire, Dutch Antilles) 2   Ruurd van der Zee (C)
Centruroides testaceus (Bonaire, Dutch Antilles) 3   Ruurd van der Zee (C)
Centruriodes vittatus (female, colourform from a mesic habitat)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Centruriodes vittatus (female, colourform from a more xeric habitat)   Photo: Kari McWest (C)
Centruriodes vittatus (male)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Centruriodes vittatus    Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Compsobuthus matthiesseni (male)   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Compsobuthus werneri 1   Photo: Jan ove Rein (C)
Compsobuthus werneri 2   Photo: Jan ove Rein (C)
Compsobuthus werneri 3 (close up showing important crests for id.)   Photo: Jan ove Rein (C)
Grosphus flavopiceus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Grosphus grandidieri 1 (tentative ID)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Grosphus grandidieri 2 (tentative ID)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Grosphus limbatus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Grosphus sp. (probably G. limbatus) (female)   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Grosphus sp. (probably G. limbatus) (female)   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Grosphus madagascariensis   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Hemilychas alexandrinus (males)   Photo: Dr. Erich Volschenk (C)
Hottentotta conspersus   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hottentotta franzwerneri 1   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hottentotta franzwerneri 2   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hottentotta franzwerneri 3   Photo: Yann Evenou (C)
Hottentotta franzwerneri gentili   Photo: O. Danesch (Permission through Dietmar Huber) (C)
Hottentotta hottentotta   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Hottentotta hottentotta   Photo: Patrick Bultel(C)
Hottentotta hottentotta (female with scorplings)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Hottentotta jayakari   Photo: Michael Andersen (C)
Hottentotta jayakari jayakari   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Hottentotta jayakari salei 1   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hottentotta jayakari salei 2   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hottentotta jayakari salei 3   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Hottentotta judaicus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Hottentotta judaicus   Photo: Tom Larsen (C)
Hottentotta polystictus 1   Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Hottentotta polystictus 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Hottentotta saulcyi   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Hottentotta socotrensis   Photo: Dr. W. Wranik (C)
Hottentotta sp. from Afghanistan (possible H. alticola)   Photo: Robrecht Nollet (C)
Hottentotta sp. from Afghanistan (possible H. alticola)   Photo: Robrecht Nollet (C)
Hottentotta sp. from Afghanistan (possible H. alticola)   Photo: Steve Verkercke (C)
Hottentotta sp. from Afghanistan (possible H. alticola)   Photo: Steve Verkercke (C)
Hottentotta sp. (H. emini or H. polystictus)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Hottentotta sp. (H. polystictus or H. trilenatus) (Kenya)   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Hottentotta sp. (South Africa)   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Hottentotta trilineatus (?)   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Hottentotta trilineatus (in natural habitat)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Hottentotta trilineatus   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Hottentotta trilineatus habitat in Kenya   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Isometroides angusticaudis 1 (Name corrected 09.07.01)   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Isometroides angusticaudis 2 (Name corrected 09.07.01)   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Isometroides sp. (undescribed species)   Photo: Erich Volschenk (C)
Isometroides sp. (male of undescribed species)   Photo: Erich Volschenk (C)
Isometrus besucheti   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Isometrus maculatus (male)   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Isometrus maculatus (male)   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Isometrus maculatus (female with scorplings)   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Isometrus melanodactylus (female)   Photo: Dr. Harry Wilson (C)
Leirus jordanensis (2002: New species from Jordan!)   Photo: Professor Wilson Lourenco (C)
Leirus quinquestriatus 1   Photo: Dr. Wolfang WŘster (C)
Leirus quinquestriatus 2   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Leirus quinquestriatus 3   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Leirus quinquestriatus (juvenile) 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Lissothus occidentalis (female from Mauretania)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Lissothus occidentalis (male from Mauretania)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Lychas buchari 1 (Prev. id. H. alexandrinus. Name corrected 21.01.02   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Lychas buchari 2 (Prev. id. H. alexandrinus. Name corrected 21.01.02   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Lychas burdoi (South Africa)   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Lychas burdoi   Photo: Kevin Cash (C)
Lychas sp. (probably L. lappa) (female)   Photo: Peter Wright (C)
Lychas sp. (probably L. lappa) (male)   Photo: Peter Wright (C)
Lychas marmoreus 1   Photo: Dr. Harry Wilson (C)
Lychas marmoreus 2   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Lychas mucronatus (female)   Photo: Serge Mallet (C)
Lychas mucronatus (male)   Photo: Serge Mallet (C)
Lychas mucronatus   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Lychas mucronatus   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Lychas obsti (female)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Lychas obsti (male)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Lychas sp.   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Lychas variatus 1   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Lychas variatus 2   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Mesobuthus cyprius 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus cyprius 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus cyprius (in nature)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus eupeus (female from Afghanistan)   Photo: Tommy Schraven (C)
Mesobuthus eupeus (female from Afghanistan)   Photo: Tommy Schraven (C)
Mesobuthus eupeus (female from Afghanistan)   Photo: Tommy Schraven (C)
Mesobuthus eupeus philippovitschi   Photo: Dietmar Huber(C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus   Photo: Pascal Riewe (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus (with babies)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus    Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus    Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus (in natural depression under stone - Crete)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus (juvenile)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Greece   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus martensii 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus martensii 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus martensii 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus martensii 4   Photo: Dr. Geir E. E. S÷li (C)
Microtityus rickyi 1   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Microtityus rickyi 2   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Odontobuthus sp.   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Odontorus dentatus 1   Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Odontorus dentatus 2   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Odontorus dentatus 3 (with prey)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Odontorus dentatus 4   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Odontorus dentatus (female with scorplings)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Orthochirus bicolor   Photo: Dr. W. Wranik (C)
Orthochirus innesi (Morocco)   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Orthochirus innesi (Morocco)   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Orthochirus innesi (preserved specimen)   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Orthochirus scrobiculosus (Israel)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Orthochirus scrobiculosus (Pakistan)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Parabuthus brevimanus   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Parabuthus brevimanus (scorpion on the bottom)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Parabuthus capensis (black form)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Parabuthus capensis   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Parabuthus granulatus 1   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Parabuthus granulatus 2    Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Parabuthus granulatus 3   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Parabuthus heterurus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Parabuthus heterurus (male & female mating) 1   Photo: Robert Lamb (C)
Parabuthus heterurus (male & female mating) 2   Photo: Robert Lamb (C)
Parabuthus kuanyamarum (scorpion on the top)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Parabuthus laevifrons   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Parabuthus laevifrons    Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Parabuthus leiosoma 2   Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Parabuthus leiosoma 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Parabuthus leiosoma 2   Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Parabuthus leiosoma 3   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Parabuthus leiosoma 4   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Parabuthus leiosoma   Photo: Kristian Bj÷rnberg (C)
Parabuthus leiosoma (Mating)   Photo: Robert Lamb (C)
Parabuthus mossambicensis   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Parabuthus mossambicensis   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Parabuthus namibensis   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Parabuthus pallidus 1   Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Parabuthus pallidus 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Parabuthus planicauda (female with scorplings)   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Parabuthus schlecteri 1   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Parabuthus schlechteri 2    Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Parabuthus schlechteri 3   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Parabuthus stridulus (juvenile)   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Parabuthus stridulus   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Parabuthus transvaalicus 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Parabuthus transvaalicus 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Parabuthus transvaalicus 3 (juvenile)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Parabuthus transvaalicus 4   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Parabuthus transvaalicus (female with scorplings)   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Parabuthus villosus   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Parabuthus villosus   Photo: Dietmar Huber(C)
Parabuthus villosus (black form) 1   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Parabuthus villosus (black form) 2   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Paraorthochirus kinzelbachi   Photo: G. Stampfl (Permission through Dietmar Huber) (C)
Pseudolychas pegleri (South Africa)   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Rhopalurus garridoi (female)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Rhopalurus garridoi (female with scorplings)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Rhopalurus garridoi (male)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Rhopalurus garridoi 2   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Rhopalurus junceus 1   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Rhopalurus junceus 2   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Rhopalurus junceus 3   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Rhopalurus junceus 4   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Rhopalurus laticauda   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Rhopalurus laticauda (male)   Photo: Rick West (C)
Rhopalurus princeps   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Tityus asthenes (Costa Rica)   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Tityus asthenes (male)   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Tityus asthenes (female)   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Tityus bahiensis   Photo: Dr. Wolfgang WŘster (C)
Tityus bastosi (male)   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Tityus bastosi   Photo: Dietmar Huber(C)
Tityus cambridgei   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Tityus confluens   Photo: Dr. Camilo I. Mattoni
Tityus confluens   Photo: Dr. Luis E. Acosta (Homepage)(C)
Tityus dedoslargos (Costa Rica)   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Tityus falconensis (juvenile from Venezuela)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Tityus festae   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Tityus forcipula 1 (Ecuador)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Tityus forcipula 2 (Ecuador)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Tityus forcipula 3 (Ecuador)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Tityus fuehrmanni   Photo: Edmundo Jose Cata˝o (C)
Tityus melanostictus   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Tityus melanostictus   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Tityus obtusus (adult or subadult female)   Photo: Father Alejandro Sßnchez Mu˝oz (C). Homepage with invertebrate photos.
Tityus ocelote 1   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Tityus ocelote 2   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Tityus pachyurus   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C) [Picture corrected 26.05.03]
Tityus paraensis (= T. cambridgei?)   Photo: Yann Evenou (C)
Tityus pugilator 1 (Ecuador)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Tityus pugilator 2 (Ecuador)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Tityus pugilator 3 (Ecuador)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Tityus serrulatus   Photo: Dr. Wolfgang WŘster (C)
Tityus silvestris (French Guyana)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Tityus spA.   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Tityus spB. Rio Momon area, Iquitos, Peru.   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Tityus sp. (Juvenile from Equador)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Tityus sp. (Equador)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Tityus stigmurus   Photo: Dr. Wolfgang WŘster (C)
Tityus trinitatis 1   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Tityus trinitatis 2   Photo: R. Neckless (permission through Dietmar Huber)(C)
Tityus trivittatus   Photo: Dr. Luis E. Acosta (Homepage) (C)
Tityus trivittatus   Photo: A. Mignone by courtesy of Dr. Carlos A. Toscano-Gadea (C)
Tityus uruguayensis   Photo: M. Lalinde by courtesy of Dr. Carlos A. Toscano-Gadea (C)
Uroplectes carinatus (male and female)    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectes carinatus   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Uroplectes carinatus (female with scorplings)    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectes carinatus (female with scorplings)    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectes carinatus    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectes carinatus    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectes flavoviridis   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Uroplectes insignus   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Uroplectes lineatus   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Uroplectes lineatus (female with scorplings)    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectus olivaceus   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Uroplectes olivaceus (female)    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectes olivaceus (juvenile)    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectes otjimbinguensis   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Uroplectes planimanus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Uorplectes triangulifer 1   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Uorplectes triangulifer 2   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Uorplectes tumidimanus   Photo: John Visser (C)
Uroplectes variegatus    Photo: John Visser (C)
Uorplectes vittatus   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Vachoniolus globimanus (male)   Photo: Kevin Cash (C)
Zabius fuscus 1 Photo: Dr. Louis Acosta (C) (Homepage)
Zabius fuscus 2 Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Zabius fuscus (mating)   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Zabius fuscus (female with newborn scorplings)   Photo: Kwok Chun Hei (C)
Zabius fuscus (in UV-light)   Photo: Dr. Camilo I Mattoni (C)

Chactidae:

Brotheas gervaisii (French Guinea)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Brotheas granulatus   Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)
Chactas exsul (Costa Rica)   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)

Chaerilidae:

Chaerilus sp. (preserved specimen)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Chaerilus truncatus   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)

Diplocentridae:

Bioculus caboensis (scorplings)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Didymocentrus concavimanus   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Didymocentrus krausi   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Didymocentrus krausi (preserved male)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Didymocentrus nitidus (preserved female)   Photo: Dr. Rolando Teruel (C)
Diplocentrus anophthalmus   Photo: Dr. Robert Mitchell (C)
Diplocentrus lindo (male)   Photo: Chad Lee (C)
Diplocentrus lindo (subadult male, note the reticulations/bumpiness of the hands)   Photo: Kari McWest (C)
Diplocentrus mitchelli   Photo: Dr. Robert Mitchell (C)
Diplocentrus peloncillensis   Photo: Chad Lee (C)
Diplocentrus sp. (Mexico) 1   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Diplocentrus sp. (Mexico) 2   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Diplocentrus sp.   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Diplocentrus spitzeri   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Diplocentrus whitei 1   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Diplocentrus whitei 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Diplocentrus whitei 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Diplocentrus whitei 4 (male)   Photo: Chad Lee (C)
Heteronebo portoricensis (confirmed ID by RTO)   Photo: Father Alejandro Sßnchez Mu˝oz (C). Homepage with invertebrate photos.
Heteronebo sp. (from Socotra Archipelago, Yemen)   Photo: Dr. W. Wranik (C)
Nebo omanensis 1   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Nebo omanensis 2   Photo: G. Stampfl (Permission through Dietmar Huber) (C)
Nebo hierichonticus1    Photo: Jan Ove Rein(C)
Nebo hierichonticus2    Photo: Jan Ove Rein(C)
Nebo hierichonticus3    Photo: Jan Ove Rein(C)
Nebo hierichonticus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Nebo hierichonticus   Photo: Morten Guzek (C)

Euscorpiidae:

Euscorpius alpha (Switzerland)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius alpha (Switzerland)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius balearicus (preserved specimen from Mallorca)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius balearicus (Menorca)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus (new species name soon to be published) (brown form from Fiesole, Italy)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius "carpathicus"   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus candiota   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus candiota (from Crete)   Photo: Espen Setterblom (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus concinnus (molting)   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis (male from southern England 1)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis (male from southern England 2)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis (female from southern England)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius gamma   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Euscorpius germanus 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius germanus 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius germanus 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius germanus 4   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Euscorpius italicus   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius italicus   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius italicus   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius italicus (from Slovenia)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius italicus (female with scorplings)   Photo: Dr. Ahmet Karatash (C)
Euscorpius mingrelicus   Photo: Dr. Ahmet Karatash (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus (Italy)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus (Italy)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus from Croatia   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus (female with babies from Italy)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus (female with babies from Italy)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus (male & female, France)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Scorpiops longimanus 1   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Scorpiops longimanus 2   Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)

Hemiscorpiidae:

Hemiscorpius lepturus   Photo: Matt E. Braunwalder/Arachnodata (C)
Hemiscorpius socotranus   Photo: Dr. W. Wranik (C)
Hemiscorpius sp. (from Socotra Archipelago, Yemen)   Photo: Dr. W. Wranik (C)

Ischnuridae:

Cheloctonus jonesii   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Cheloctonus sp.   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Hadogenes gracilis   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Hadogenes gracilis (male)   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Hadogenes gunningi (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Hadogenes gunningi   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Hadogenes minor (female)   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Hadogenes minor (male)   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Hadogenes phyllodes (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Hadogenes phyllodes (male)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Hadogenes taeniurus   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes taeniurus (female)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes taeniurus (male)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes taeniurus (mating)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes tityrus   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes tityrus (female and male (left))   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Hadogenes tityrus (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes 1*   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes 2*   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes 3 (common form)   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes 4(common form)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes 5   Photo: Simon Munnery (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes 6   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes (Botswana)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes (Female from Zimbabwe)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes (Male from Zimbabwe)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes (Zimbabwe)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Hadogenes troglodytes in a hand   Photo: Ed Rogers/Mike Troll (C)
Hadogenes sp. (Tanzania)    Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Hadogenes sp. (Tanzania)    Photo: Tom Larsen (C)
Hadogenes sp. (Tanzania)    Photo: Tom Larsen (C)
Hadogenes sp. 2    Photo: Michael Andersen (C)
Hadogenes sp. 3   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Hadogenes zuluanus (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Hadogenes zuluanus    Photo: John Visser (C)
Iomachus politus 1    Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iomachus politus 2    Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iomachus politus 3    Photo: Boris Striffler (C)
Iomachus politus (female with 1. instars)   Photo: Payton Morris (C)
Iomachus politus (female with 2. instars)   Photo: Payton Morris (C)
Liocheles sp. (probably L. australasiae) 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Liocheles sp. (probably L. australasiae) 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Liocheles sp. (probably L. australasiae, female with scorplings)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Liocheles sp. with scorplings (probably L. australasiae)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Liocheles sp. with scorplings (probably L. australasiae)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Liocheles waigiensis    Photo: Dr. Harry Wilson (C)
Liocheles waigiensis (female with scorplings)    Photo: Peter Wright (C)
Liocheles waigiensis (male)    Photo: Peter Wright (C)
Opisthacanthus asper   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opisthacanthus asper 1   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Opisthacanthus asper 2   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Opisthacanthus capensis   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Opisthacanthus capensis   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opisthacanthus cayaporum (female with scorplings from Brazil)   Photo: Professor Wilson Lourenco (C)
Opisthacanthus elatus (Venezuela)   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Opisthacanthus elatus   Photo: Edmundo Jose Cata˝o (C)
Opisthacanthus lecomtei (female from Cameroon)   Photo: Rick West (C)
Opisthacanthus madagascariensis    Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Opisthacanthus rugiceps 1    Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Opisthacanthus rugiceps 2 (female)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Opisthacanthus rugiceps (?)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Opisthacanthus rugiceps (?)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Opisthacanthus valerioi   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Opisthacanthus valerioi   Photo: Dr. Carlos Viquez (C)
Opisthacanthus validus   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opisthacanthus validus   Photo: Alistair Mathie (C)
Palaeocheloctonus pauliani   Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)
*)This scorpion was sold as H. troglodytes, but according to Dr. Lorenzo Prendini it is impossible to say for certain if this is a dark form of H. troglodytes or H. granulatus (both of which experience similar colour variation). Generally, colour is a very poor character in scorpions.

Iuridae:

Anuroctonus phaiodactylus (female)   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Anuroctonus phaiodactylus (male)   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Anuroctonus phaiodactylus   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Caraboctonus keyserlingi (female)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Caraboctonus keyserlingi (male)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hadruroides charcasus   Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Hadruroides charcasus (male & female)   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Hadruroides charcasus   Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis 1   Photo: Michael Andersen (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis 2   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis 3   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis 4   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis 5   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis 6   Photo: Rick West (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis (2. instar scorplings)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis (female and male mating) 1   Photo: Robert Lamb (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis (female and male mating) 2   Photo: Robert Lamb (C)
Hadrurus arizonensis pallidus   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Hadrurus concolor   Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)
Hadrurus obscurus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Hadrurus spadix   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Hadrurus spadix (male) 1   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Hadrurus spadix (male) 2   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Iurus dufoureius asiaticus 1 (Turkey)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius asiaticus 2 (Turkey)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius asiaticus 3 (Turkey)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius asiaticus (2. instar)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius asiaticus (2. instar)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius dufoureius 1 (Female, Crete)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius dufoureius 2 (Female, Crete)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius dufoureius 3 (Female, Crete)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius dufoureius 4 (Female, Crete)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius dufoureius 1 (male, Crete)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)

Microcharmidae:

Microcharmus hauseri   Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)

Pseudochactidae:

Pseudochactas ovchinnikovi   Photo: A. Gromov through Dietmar Huber (C)

Scorpionidae:

Heterometrus cyaneus    Photo: Dietmar Huber (C)
Heterometrus longimanus (Sold in Europe as H. vulpina from Burma) (New id. 19.04.02)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Heterometrus longimanus (Sold in Europe as H. vulpina from Burma)(New id. 19.04.02)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Heterometrus longimanus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Heterometrus longimanus with scorplings   Photo: Mattias Stahre (C)
Heterometrus sp.A    Photo: Serge Mallet (C)
Heterometrus sp.B 1 (Sold in Europe as Scorpiops)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Heterometrus sp.B 2 (Sold in Europe as Scorpiops)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Heterometrus sp.B 3 (Sold in Europe as Scorpiops)   Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Heterometrus sp. (maybe H. wroughtoni) New ID 28.03.03!   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Heterometrus sp. (maybe H. wroughtoni) New ID 28.03.03!   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Heterometrus spinifer 1   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Heterometrus spinifer 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Heterometrus spinifer 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Heterometrus spinifer 4   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Heterometrus swammerdami 3 (female with babies)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Opistophthalmus adustus (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus adustus   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Opistophthalmus ater   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus austerus (female)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus austerus (male)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus austerus   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus boehmi    Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opistophthalmus boehmi    Photo: Mattias Stahre (C)
Opistophthalmus boehmi    Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Opistophthalmus capensis   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Opistophthalmus carinatus (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus carinatus    Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opistophthalmus carinatus    Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus carinatus (Namibia)   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus ecristatus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Opistophthalmus flavescens    Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opistophthalmus glabrifrons 1   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Opistophthalmus glabrifrons 2   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Opistophthalmus glabrifrons 3   Photo: Simon Munnery (C)
Opistophthalmus glabrifrons 4   Photo: Payton Morris (C)
Opistophthalmus glabrifrons 5    Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus glabrifrons (Zimbabwe)    Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus granifrons (female) (NB! Name corrected 08.02.02)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus granifrons (male) (NB! Name corrected 08.02.02)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus holmi    Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opistophthalmus intercedens (male)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus karooensis    Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opistophthalmus karrooensis (male)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus lamorali    Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus lamorali    Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus lawrencei (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus lawrencei (male)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus longicauda (female and male (right))   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus longicauda (male)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus longicauda    Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opistophthalmus macer   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Opistophthalmus pallipes   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opistophthalmus pallipes   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus pallipes   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus pallipes (female and male (right))   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus pallipes (male)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus pallipes (female)   Photo: Norman Larsen, Lorenzo Prendini & South African Museum (C)
Opistophthalmus pictus (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus pictus (female)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus pictus (male)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus pugnax    Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Opistophthalmus pugnax (female)   Photo: Alistair Mathie (C)
Opistophthalmus pugnax (female)   Photo: Alistair Mathie (C)
Opistophthalmus scabrifrons (NB! Name corrected 08.02.02)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus schlechteri   Photo: John Visser (C)
Opistophthalmus wahlbergii (female 1)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus wahlbergii (female 2)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus wahlbergii (male)   Photo: Ian Engelbrecht (C)
Opistophthalmus wahlbergii   Photo: Jonathan Leeming (C)
Pandinus cavimanus 1   Photo: Jay Stotzky (C)
Pandinus cavimanus 2   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Pandinus cavimanus 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Pandinus colei   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Pandinus dictator (female from Cameroon)   Photo: Rick West (C)
Pandinus imperator 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Pandinus imperator 2   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Pandinus imperator 3   Photo: Simon Munnery (C)
Pandinus viatoris 1   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Pandinus viatoris 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Pandinus viatoris 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Scorpio maurus 1   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Scorpio maurus 2   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Scorpio maurus 3   Photo: G. Stampfl (Permission through Dietmar Huber) (C)
Scorpio maurus fuscus (from northern Israel)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Scorpio maurus fuscus (from northern Israel)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Scorpio maurus fuscus (from northern Israel)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Scorpio maurus palmatus 1 (Negev desert, Israel)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Scorpio maurus palmatus 2 (Negev desert, Israel)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Scorpio maurus palmatus 3 (Negev desert, Israel)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Scorpio maurus palmatus (deceased specimen from the Negev desert, Israel)   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)

Superstitionidae:

Alacran tartarus (preserved specimen)   Photo: Dr. Robert Mitchell (C)
Sotanochactas elliotti   Photo: Dr. Robert Mitchell (C)
Superstitionia donensis   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Superstitionia donensis (male and female)   Photo: Kari McWest (C)
Typhlochactas rhodesi   Photo: Dr. Robert Mitchell (C)

Troglotayosicidae:

Belisarius xambeui 1   Photo: Serge Mallet
Belisarius xambeui 2   Photo: Serge Mallet
Belisarius xambeui 3   Photo: Serge Mallet
Belisarius xambeui (Pregnant female)   Photo: Serge Mallet
Belisarius xambeui (Juvenile)   Photo: Serge Mallet
Belisarius xambeui    Photo: Dr. Wilson Lourenšo (C) and The Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins/CEVAP (C)

Urodacidae:

Urodacus armatus (female 1)   Photo: Dr. Harry Wilson (C)
Urodacus armatus (male)   Photo: Dr. Harry Wilson (C)
Urodacus armatus    Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Urodacus elongatus (male)   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Urodacus elongatus (mating)   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Urodacus hoplurus   Photo: Peter Wright (C)
Urodacus manicatus   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Urodacus novaehollandiae 1 (female)   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Urodacus novaehollandiae 2   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Urodacus planimanus   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Urodacus planimanus (male)   Photo: Dr. Erich Volschenk (C)
Urodacus sp.   Photo: Mark Newton (C)
Urodacus sp. ("Twotone scorpion")   Photo: Erich Volschenk (C)
Urodacus yaschenkoi   Photo: Mark Newton (C)

Vaejovidae:

Paruroctonus bantai saratoga   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Paruroctonus boreus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Paruroctonus borregoensis   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Paruroctonus gracilior   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Paruroctonus maritimus 1   Photo: Ed Rogers/Mike Troll (C)
Paruroctonus maritimus 2   Photo: Ed Rogers/Mike Troll (C)
Paruroctonus silvestrii   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Paruroctonus silvestrii   Photo: Mike Troll (C)
Paruroctonus utahensis   Photo: Chad Lee (C)
Paruroctonus xanthus   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Pseudouroctonus reddelli (preserved male)   Photo: Kari McWest (C)
Pseudouroctonus williamsi   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Serradigitus gertschi striatus   Photo: Mike Troll (C)
Serradigitus harbisoni   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Serradigitus joshuaensis   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Serradigitus wupatkiensis   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Smerinigurus mesaensis 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Smerinigurus mesaensis 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Smerinigurus mesaensis 3   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Smerinigurus mesaensis 4   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Smerinigurus vachoni   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Uroctonites guilianii   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Uroctonus mordax 1   Photo: Mike Troll (C)
Uroctonus mordax 2   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Uroctonus mordax 3   Photo: Scott Ray (C)
Vaejovis coahuilae   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Vaejovis confusus   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Vaejovis crassimanus   Photo: Chad Lee (C)
Vaejovis hirsuticauda   Photo: Dr. Graeme Lowe (C)
Vaejovis intermedius 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Vaejovis intermedius 2   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Vaejovis intermedius 3   Photo: Chad Lee (C)
Vaejovis intrepidus   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Vaejovis nigrescens   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Vaejovis sp. 1(Mexico)   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Vaejovis sp. 2 (black) (Mexico)   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Vaejovis sp. 3 (Undescribed, cave-dwelling species from Mexico)   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Vaejovis spinigerus 1   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Vaejovis spinigerus 2   Photo: Dave Gaban (C)
Vaejovis spinigerus 3   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Vaejovis spinigerus 4   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Vaejovis sp. (prob. nitidulus group). Ixtapa, Mexico.   Photo: Rick C. West (C)
Vaejovis waeringi 1   Photo: Kevin Cash (C)
Vaejovis waeringi 2   Photo: Kevin Cash (C)
Vaejovis waeringi 3   Photo: Matt Graham (C)
Vejovoidus longiunguis   Photo: Chad Lee (C)

Special pictures:

Small vs. large (Heterometrus swammerdami vs. Microtityus rickyi)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
A beatiful picture of Hadrurus arizonensis under a UV-light.   Photo: Rick West (C)
A nice Hadogenes sp. under UV light.    Photo: John Visser (C)
Opisthophthalmus austerus under UV light.    Photo: John Visser (C)
Embryos of a Parabuthus species.   Photo: Eric Ythier (C)
Embryo from Opistophthalmus laevipes    Photo: John Visser (C)
A Uroplectes sp. female giving birth 1   Photo: John Visser (C)
A Uroplectes sp. female giving birth 2   Photo: John Visser (C)
A Uroplectes sp. female giving birth 3   Photo: John Visser (C)

Fossil scorpions:

Archaeobuthus estephani Type specimen of Archaeobuthus estephani Lourenco, 2001, family Archaeobuthidae Lourenco, 2001 (Buthoidea). Locality and Horizon: North of Lebanon, Bcharreh region. Lower Cretaceous (125 MY-BP). Photo by professor Wilson Lourenco (C).
Palaeoananteris ribnitiodamgartensis (in amber) Male holotype of Palaeoananteris ribnitiodamgartensis Lourenco & Weitschat, 2001 (family Buthidae) in amber. Locality and Horizon: Samland Peninsula, Baltic Coast. Eocene about 50 MY-BP. Photo by professor Wilson Lourenco (C).
Protoischnurus axelrodorum Family Protoischnuridae. Horizon: Early Cretaceous of Brazil (110 MY). Locality: Brazil, Cearß, Santana Formation, Crato Member. The photo represents the male holotype. Photo by professor Wilson Lourenco (C).

Ancient Scorpion Drawings/paintings:

Scorpion drawing from 1766 I The drawing is scanned from a book named Elementa Entomologica from 1766, and probably shows Euscorpius flavicaudis. NB! (C) Jan Ove Rein for the electronic version of this drawing.
Scorpion drawing from 1766 II The drawing is scanned from a book named Elementa Entomologica from 1766, and probably shows Euscorpius flavicaudis. NB! (C) Jan Ove Rein for the electronic version of this drawing.
Elizabetta Gonzaga with a scorpion on her forhead. Renaissance painting by Raphael. I haven't found out any meaning of the scorpion. Maybe some sort of jewlery?
Personaje con Escorpiones. English title: Person with Scorpions. Made by Francisco Toledo.



Astrological scorpions:

Crazyius norwegicus   Photo: Dr. Inger Andresen (C)

Jan Ove Rein (C) 2000