27 January, 2010

A new Compsobuthus from Egypt

Lourenco and co-workers have investigated the Compsobuthus (Buthidae) of The Middlea East and described a new species from Egypt:

Compsobuthus egyptiensis Lourenco, Sun & Zhu, 2009

Updated distribution data for the genus in the region is also given.

Abstract:


Reference:
Lourenco WR, Sun D, Zhu MS. About some Compsobuthus Vachon, 1949 from Africa and The Middle East with the description of a new species (Scorpiones, Buthidae). Boletin Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa. 2009 (45):53-8.

Family Buthidae

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