Vaejovid Scorpion
( Vaejovidae )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Vaejovidae
(Thorell ,1876 )
Common Name:Vaejovid Scorpion
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Arachnida
Order:Scorpiones
Family:Vaejovidae
Taxon Code:ARA00508
ITIS/TSN:690791

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Del Puerto Canyon, Del Puerto Canyon, Del Puerto Canyon
County:Stanislaus Co. County
ECI Site#:CA50500000

RECOGNITION
Body Length
American species adult sizes range from 20 mm (Serradigitus spp.) to 100 mm (Smeringurus grandis).
Diversity
More than 84 species in USA (new species found often); ~180 species in 17 genera total

BIOLOGY
Range
Mid-Appalachian states (see Vaejovis carolinianus guide page) and w. North America (BC-AB-ND south to Guatemala)
Diversity
More than 84 species in USA (new species found often); ~180 species in 17 genera total

CREDITS
Photographer
Erica Strand

References
Family Vaejovidae. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/16664). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
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