Buthidae C. L. Koch, 1837

Androctonus Ehrenberg, 1828

Name: Androctonus baluchicus (Pocock, 1900)
Subspecies:
Distribution: Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan)
Synonyms: Androctonus australis baluchicus Pocock, 1900
Habitat:  
Medical: Probably Medical Important
Bibliography: Lourenco, W. R. (2005). Nouvelles considerations taxonomiques sur les especes du genre Androctonus Ehrenberg, 1828 et description de deux nouvelles especes (Scorpiones, Buthidae). Revue-Suisse-de-Zoologie. 112(1): 145-171
Comments: Little information about the medical importance of this species, but based on the the close relationship to A. australis it is safe to assume that the venom may cause morbidity.

Photo: Jan Ove Rein (C)
   

Jan Ove Rein (C) 2017