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.


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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