25 February, 2011

Additional description of the enigmatic Kraepelinia palpator

Kraepelinia palpator (Birula, 1903) (Buthidae) is a special and very rare species from Iran. Lourenco & Leguin have now published a paper with scanning electron microscope pictures showing new morphological details on the female of this special scorpion.

A detailed morphological description of an adult female of the enigmatic buthid scorpion, Kraepelinia palpator (Birula, 1903) from Iran, based on scanning electron microscopy studies, is presented

Lourenco WR, Leguin E-A. Complements a la morphologie de Kraepelinia palpator (Birula, 1903) (Scorpiones, Buthidae) a l'aide d'une etude au microscope electronique au balayage. Boletin de la SEA. 2010(47):307-10.

Family Buthidae

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