Atlas of African Scorpions

Record details

ScorpionMAP:   2454
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3321CC
Observer:   Oschadleus HD
Date of record:   2017-03-17
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   scorpion found under cement slab, with slight tunnel excavated; same individual under UV light that evening - still under slab at 10pm
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:54
Sp. code:   304590
Species name:   Opistophthalmus karrooensis
Common name:  
Family:   SCORPIONIDAE
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=ScorpionMAP-2454
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 2454 - photo: 1
VM-number: 2454 - photo: 2
VM-number: 2454 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Paul Bester
Comment:  
Date:   2017-03-20 17:23:40
Species name:   Opistophthalmus karrooensis -- Scorpions
Species code:   304590
Comment number:   2
By:   Lorenzo Prendini
Comment:  
Date:   2017-08-31 22:34:06
Species name:   Opistophthalmus karrooensis -- Scorpions
Species code:   304590

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