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WELCOME TO THE SCORPION HABITAT GALLERY!

The gallery is based on own photos and photos given by scorpion enthusiasts around the world. More pictures are welcommed!

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New family structure implemented 07.01.04!

Last updated: 09.09.16

Bothriuridae:

Cercophonius squama habitat picture from Tasmania, Australia.   Photo: Abraham Miller (C)
Cercophonius squama habitat picture from Tasmania, Australia.   Photo: Abraham Miller (C)
Cercophonius squama habitat picture from Tasmania, Australia.   Photo: Abraham Miller (C)
Cercophonius squama habitat picture from Tasmania, Australia.   Photo: Abraham Miller (C)
Cercophonius squama habitat picture from Tasmania, Australia.   Photo: Abraham Miller (C)
Cercophonius squama habitat picture from Tasmania, Australia.   Photo: Abraham Miller (C)

Buthidae:

Androctonus amoreuxi habitat picture from Morocco.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Androctonus australis hector habitat picture from Djerba Island, Tunisia.   Photo: Tóth "Puhito" Attila (C)
Androctonus australis hector habitat picture from Djerba Island, Tunisia.   Photo: Tóth "Puhito" Attila (C)
Androctonus australis hector habitat picture from Djerba Island, Tunisia.   Photo: Tóth "Puhito" Attila (C)
Androctonus crassicauda habitat picture from Kuwait.   Photo: Tom Oates (C)
Androctonus crassicauda habitat picture from Kuwait.   Photo: Ryszard Wiejski-Wolschendorf (C)
Androctonus crassicauda habitat picture from Kuwait.   Photo: Ryszard Wiejski-Wolschendorf (C)
Androctonus crassicauda habitat picture from Kuwait.   Photo: Ryszard Wiejski-Wolschendorf (C)
Androctonus crassicauda habitat picture from Kuwait.   Photo: Ryszard Wiejski-Wolschendorf (C)
Androctonus crassicauda habitat picture from Kuwait.   Photo: Ryszard Wiejski-Wolschendorf (C)
Androctonus crassicauda habitat from United Arab Emirates.   Photo: Vegard Bunes(C)
Androctonus crassicauda (habitat picture from Fallujah, Iraq)   Photo: Sal Scibetta (C)
Androctonus gonneti and Microbuthus sp. habitat picture from El Ouatia, Morocco.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Androctonus liouvillei habitat picture from Ain- Beni-Mathar, Morocco.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Androctonus mauritanicus habitat picture from road from Agadir to Tiznit, Morocco.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Androctonus mauritanicus habitat picture from Tamri, Morocco.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Androctonus sergenti habitat pricture from area between Marrakesh and Ouarzazate, Morocco.   Photo: Thorsten Kroes (C)
Androctonus sergenti habitat pricture from area between Marrakesh and Ouarzazate, Morocco.   Photo: Thorsten Kroes (C)
Apistobuthus pterygocercus (habitat from Oman)   Photo: Dr Joachim Grammer (C)
Buthus atlantis habitat pictures from Morocco.   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Buthus occitanus habitat in Cote d'Azur, France.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Buthus occitanus habitat in Cote d'Azur, France.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Buthus occitanus habitat in Spain.   Photo: Gunther Witt (C)
Buthus occitanus habitat in Spain.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Buthus occitanus habitat in Spain.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Buthus occitanus habitat in Spain.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Buthus occitanus habitat in Spain.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Buthus occitanus habitat in Morocco.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Buthus elmoutaouakili habitat picture from Antiatlas, road from Ait Baha to Tiznit, Morocco.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Buthus elongatus habitat picture from Ojen, Spain.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Buthus nigroacuelatus habitat picture from Oman.   Photo: Dr Joachim Grammer(C)
Compsobuthus sp. habitat in Israel (Nebo hierochonticus was also collected in the area).   Photo: Liron Samuels (C)
Compsobuthus sp. habitat in Israel (Nebo hierochonticus was also collected in the area).   Photo: Liron Samuels (C)
Compsobuthus sp. habitat in Israel (Nebo hierochonticus was also collected in the area).   Photo: Liron Samuels (C)
Hottentotta arenaceus (habitat in NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namibia)   Photo: John Bellini (C)
Hottentotta franzwerneri habitat south of Marrakech, Morocco.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Hottentotta franzwerneri habitat picture from Morocco.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Hottentotta gentili and Scorpio sp. habitat picture from Aouinet Lahna, Morocco.   Photo: Carlos Turiel (C)
Hottentotta jayakari habitat in United Arab Emirates.   Photo: Gunther Witt (C)
Hottentotta jayakari habitat in United Arab Emirates.   Photo: Vegard Bunes (C)
Hottentotta tamulus habitat (near Bokaro Steel City/Jharkhand, India)   Photo: Thorsten Kroes(C)
Hottentotta trilineatus habitat outside Nairobi, Kenya.   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Kraepelinia palpator habitat in the Kavir Desert, Iran.   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Leiurus quinquestriatus habitat in Egypt.   Photo: Nick Percival (C)
Mesobuthus eupeus habitat in Turkey.   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Mesobuthus eupeus habitat from the Dez Protected area , Khuzistan Province, Iran.   Photo: Morteza Johari (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture. Pine forest in Mugla Province, Turkey   Photo: Kadir Bogac Kunt(C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from area near Afyonkarahisar, Turkey   Photo: Grzegorz Pelka (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from area near Afyonkarahisar, Turkey   Photo: Grzegorz Pelka (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from area near Afyonkarahisar, Turkey   Photo: Grzegorz Pelka (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from area near Afyonkarahisar, Turkey   Photo: Grzegorz Pelka (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from area near Afyonkarahisar, Turkey   Photo: Grzegorz Pelka (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Greece   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from southern Peleponnes, Greece   Photo: Dr. Wolf.Haase (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Paros (Greece)   Photo: Michael Rosenstein (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Paros, Greece   Photo: Stelios Kokkas (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Paros, Greece   Photo: Stelios Kokkas (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Rhodes (Greece)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Rhodes (Greece)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Rhodes (Greece)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Rhodes (Greece)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from Rhodes (Greece)   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from central Crete (scorpions under stones)*.   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus habitat picture from north-western Crete (scorpions under stones along a roadside).   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Mesobuthus gibbosus (Polichronos, Greece).   Photo: Markus Ritz (C)
Orthochirus inesi habitat in Drâa valley, Morocco.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Orthochirus pallidus and O. krishnai habitat in India    Photo: Amod Zambre (C)
Polisius persicus habitat in Kashan, Iran.   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Rhopalurus rochai (habitat from the Caatinga Biome, Brazil)   Photo: Photo: Stênio Foerster
Tityus habitat in rural areas in Brazil.   Eduardo Wienskoski (C)
Tityus habitat in rural areas in Brazil (under railway tracks).   Eduardo Wienskoski (C)
Tityus stigimurus (habitat from the Municipality of Triunfo, state of Pernambuco, Brazil)   Photo: Photo: Stênio Foerster

Euscorpius carpathicus candiota were found on the same locality.

Chactidae:

Chactidae:

Chactas sp. habitat in Colombia.   Photo: Eduardo Wienskoski (C)
Uroctonus mordax habitat in USA.   Photo: Mike Troll (C)
Uroctonus mordax habitat in USA.   Photo: Mike Troll (C)
Uroctonus mordax habitat in USA.   Photo: Mike Troll (C)
Uroctonus mordax habitat in USA.   Photo: Mike Troll (C)
Uroctonus mordax habitat in USA.   Photo: Mike Troll (C)

Diplocentridae:

(Family abolished - see Scorpionidae)

Euscorpiidae:

Euscorpius alpha habitat picture from Cislano (Lombardy, Italy).   Photo: Marco Colombo (C)
Euscorpius balearicus habitat from Algaiaren, Menorca (Spain).   Photo: Bobby Bok (C)
Euscorpius balearicus habitat from Algaiaren, Menorca (Spain).   Photo: Bobby Bok (C)
Euscorpius balearicus habitat from Algaiaren, Menorca (Spain).   Photo: Bobby Bok (C)
Euscorpius balearicus habitat from Menorca (Spain).   Photo: Bobby Bok (C)
Euscorpius balearicus habitat from Port de Pollenca, Mallorca (Spain).   Photo: Ashley Sykes (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus habitat from Romania.   Photo: Dr. Anda Babalean (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus candiota habitat picture from Neriana area, Crete (several scorpions in the wall).   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus candiota habitat picture from Neriana area, Crete (several scorpions in the wall).   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus candiota habitat picture from northwestern Crete (scorpions under stones).   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus candiota habitat picture from central Crete (scorpions under stones).*   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius carpathicus candiota habitat picture from northwestern Crete (scorpions under stones in a small forest).   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Euscorpius concinnus habitat picture from Castel San Gimignano, Italy.   Photo: Marco Colombo (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis habitat pictures from France.   Text and Photo: Dr. John Feltwell (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis habitat picture from Castelfalfi, Italy.   Photo: Marco Colombo (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis habitat pictures from Narbonne, France.   Photo: Jelle Mollenvanger (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis habitat pictures from Narbonne, France.   Photo: Jelle Mollenvanger (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis habitat pictures from Narbonne, France.   Photo: Jelle Mollenvanger (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis habitat pictures from England.   Photo: Ray Gabriel (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis habitat pictures from Sheerness England.   Photo: Carl Portman (C)
Euscorpius flavicaudis habitat pictures from Sheerness England.   Photo: Carl Portman (C)
Typical Euscorpius italicus habitat in Ioannina, Greece. Photo: Nikos Botsaris.
Typical Euscorpius italicus habitat in Ioannina, Greece. Photo: Nikos Botsaris.
Typical Euscorpius italicus habitat in Ioannina, Greece. Photo: Nikos Botsaris.
Typical Euscorpius italicus habitat in Ioannina, Greece. Photo: Nikos Botsaris.
Typical habitat for Euscorpius italicus and E. sicanus in Italy. Photo: Antonucci Luigi.
A typical old house in Tuscany, Italy where it is possible to find Euscorpius italicus or E. sicanus.   Photo: Dan Rosa (C)
Euscorpius italicus habitat picture from Lombardy, Italy.   Photo: Giorgio Colombo (C)
Another old building in central Italy where several Euscorpius italicus were seen.   Photo: Jeff Dawson (C)
Some great E. italicus habitat pictures from Southern Switzerland.   Photo: Julien Rombaldoni (C)
Euscorpius naupliensis habitat picture from Skoulikado (Zakynthos, Greece).   Photo: Marco Colombo (C)
Euscorpius sicanus habitat picture from the island Gozo (Malta).   Photo: Paul Lambourne (C)
Euscorpius sicanus habitat pictures from Malta.   Photo: Peter Groeneveld (C)
Euscorpius sicanus habitat pictures from Malta.   Photo: Peter Groeneveld (C)
Euscorpius sicanus habitat pictures from Malta.   Photo: Peter Groeneveld (C)
Euscorpius sicanus habitat pictures from Noto Antica, Sicily, Italy.   Photo: Carlos Turiel(C)
Euscorpius sicanus habitat picture from Castel San Gimignano, Italy.   Photo: Marco Colombo (C)
Euscorpius sp. (sicanus?) habitat pictures from Lilaia (Greece) in summer.   Photo: Mike Janinis (C)
Euscorpius sp. (sicanus?) habitat pictures from Lilaia (Greece) in winter.   Photo: Mike Janinis (C)
Euscorpius sp. (germanus?) habitat pictures from northern Slovenia.   Photo: Jan Hackel (C)
Euscorpius sp. (germanus?) habitat pictures from northern Slovenia.   Photo: Jan Hackel (C)
Euscorpius sp. (germanus?) habitat pictures from northern Slovenia.   Photo: Jan Hackel (C)
Euscorpius sp. habitat picture from Paros, Greece.   Photo: Stelios Kokkas (C)
Euscorpius sp. habitat picture from Paros, Greece.   Photo: Stelios Kokkas (C)
Euscorpius sp. habitat picture from Northern Greece.   Photo: Markus Ritz (C)
Euscorpius sp. habitat picture from Northern Greece.   Photo: Markus Ritz (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat pictures from Tuscany, Italy.   Photo: Valentina Vigiani (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat picture from Italy (scorpion on the stone).   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Typical Euscorpius tergestinus forest habitat in Italy.   Photo: Valerio Vignoli (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat picture from Lubiara (Veneto, Italy).   Photo: Marco Colombo (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in France (scorpion on the stone).   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in France.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in France.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in France.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in France.   Photo: Patrick Bultel (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in Corsica.   Photo: George Carnell (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in Corsica.   Photo: George Carnell (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in Corsica.   Photo: George Carnell (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat from Hvar Island, Croatia.   Photo: Richard W. Wolschendorf (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat from Hvar Island, Croatia.   Photo: Richard W. Wolschendorf (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in Slovenia 1.   Photo: Matjaz Gregoric (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in Slovenia 2.   Photo: Matjaz Gregoric (C)
Euscorpius tergestinus habitat in Slovenia 3.   Photo: Matjaz Gregoric (C)
Neoscorpiops deccanensis habitat in India.   Photo: Aamod Zambre (C)

*Mesobuthus gibbosus were found on the same locality.

Hemiscorpiidae:

Opisthacanthus capensis costal habitat in South Africa (black dot indicate collection site).   Photo: Peter Falck Baartzes (C)
Opisthacanthus capensis costal habitat in South Africa (white dots indicate collection sites).   Photo: Peter Falck Baartzes (C)
Opisthacanthus capensis costal habitat in Victoria Bay, South Africa (white dots indicate collection sites)   Photo: Peter Falck Farahday (C)
Opisthacanthus capensis costal habitat in Victoria Bay, South Africa (white dots indicate collection sites)   Photo: Peter Falck Farahday (C)
Opisthacanthus capensis costal habitat in Victoria Bay, South Africa (white dots indicate collection sites)   Photo: Peter Falck Farahday (C)
Opisthacanthus capensis costal habitat in Victoria Bay, South Africa   Photo: Peter Falck Farahday (C)
Opisthacanthus validus burrow.   Photo: Alistair Mathie (C)
Opisthacanthus validus burrow.   Photo: Alistair Mathie (C)
Opisthacanthus validus (habitat in Sabi Sand Reserve, South Africa)   Photo: John Bellini (C)

Iuridae:

Calchas nordmanni habitat pictures from Turkey.   Photo: Ersen Aydin Yagmur (C)
Iurus dufoureius habitat pictures from Crete.   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius habitat picture from Peloponnese, Greece.   Photo: Diego Facheris (C)
Iurus dufoureius habitat picture from Peloponnese, Greece.   Photo: Daniel Pedersen (C)
Iurus kraepelini habitat pictures from Turkey.   Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
Iurus dufoureius asiaticus (Dalaman, Fethiye District, Muðla Province, Turkey)   Photo: Kadir Bogac Kunt (C)
Iurus dufoureius asiaticus (Dalaman, Fethiye District, Muðla Province, Turkey)   Photo: Kadir Bogac Kunt (C)

Microcharmidae:

Scorpionidae:

Heterometrus swammerdami and H. bengalensis habitat in Simlipal National Park, Majurbanj District, Orissa (India).   Photo: Thorsten Kroes (C) (permission through Carlos Turiel)
Heterometrus swammerdami and H. bengalensis habitat in Simlipal National Park, Majurbanj District, Orissa (India).   Photo: Thorsten Kroes (C) (permission through Carlos Turiel)
Heterometrus swammerdami habitat in Eastern India.   Photo: Manish Ranjan (C) (permission through George Carnell)
Heterometrus swammerdami habitat in Eastern India.   Photo: Manish Ranjan (C) (permission through George Carnell)
Heterometrus swammerdami habitat in Eastern India.   Photo: Manish Ranjan (C) (permission through George Carnell)
Heterometrus swammerdami habitat in Eastern India.   Photo: Manish Ranjan (C) (permission through George Carnell)
Heterometrus swammerdami habitat in Eastern India.   Photo: Manish Ranjan (C) (permission through George Carnell)
Nebo hierochonticus habitat in Israel (Hottentotta judaicus and Scorpio maurus fuscus were also collected in the area).   Photo: Liron Samuels (C)
Nebo hierochonticus habitat in Israel (Hottentotta judaicus and Scorpio maurus fuscus were also collected in the area).   Photo: Liron Samuels (C)
Nebo hierochonticus habitat in Israel (Compsobuthus sp. was also collected in the area).   Photo: Liron Samuels (C)
Nebo hierochonticus habitat in Israel (Compsobuthus sp. was also collected in the area).   Photo: Liron Samuels (C)
Nebo h ierochonticus habitat in Israel (Compsobuthus sp. was also collected in the area).   Photo: Liron Samuels (C)
Nebo omanensis habitat in United Arab Emirates.   Photo: Gunther Witt (C)

Superstitionidae:

Troglotayosicidae:

Urodacidae:

Vaejovidae:

Paruroctonus boreus habitat in Canada.   Photo: Lelle Pettersson (C)
Vaejovis carolinianus from Alabama, USA.   Photo: Sal Scibetta (C)
Vaejovis carolinianus from Alabama, USA.   Photo: Sal Scibetta (C)
Vaejovis carolinianus from Alabama, USA.   Photo: Sal Scibetta (C)

Habitat with multiple species, genera or families:

Presidio County, Texas (Slopes in Presidio, Presidio County, Texas about 2600 feet elevation where Vaejovis coahuilae, Vaejovis crassimanus, Diplocentrus whitei and Centruroides vittatus have been found.    Photo: Kari McWest (C)

Jan Ove Rein (C) 2016