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Surazomus chavin Pinto-da-Rocha, 1996

Peruvian short-tailed whip scorpion

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record May 1985. Rediscovered in September or October 2013.

 

Distribution

Panguana, Dept. Huanuco, Peru

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pinto-da-Rocha, R. (1996). Surazomus chavin new species, first Schizomida (Hubbardiidae, Hubardiinae) described from Peru. The Journal of Arachnology 24: 265-267.

 

Other references:

Friedrich, Stefan. (2014). The Peruvian short-tailed whip scorpion Surazomus chavin – rediscovery after three decades and first photographic documentation. Spixiana 37(1): 131-134.

 

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