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Tityus exstinctus Lourenço, 1995:29

Martinique tityus scorpion (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record 1884

 

Distribution

Martinique, Lesser Antilles

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: MNHN RS-0806 (adult, male)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Lourenço, Wilson R. (1995). The remarkable discovery of a new and extinct species of Tityus From Martinique in Lesser Antilles (Chelicerata, Scorpiones, Buthidae). Anales del Instituto de Biología. Serie Zoología 66(1): 27-32.

 

Other references:

Teruel, Rolando. (2011). Redescription of Tityus pictus Pocock, 1893 and Tityus smithii Pocock, 1893, with Notes on the Tityus Species from the Lesser Antilles (Scorpiones: Buthidae). Euscorpius 125: 1-26.

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/16269/tityus-exstinctus

 

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