30 June, 2011

A new Centruroides from Mexico

Ponce-Saavedra and Francke recently published a new Centruroides (Buthidae) from Mexico.

Centruroides macota Ponce-Saavedra & Francke, 2011

Reference:
Ponce-Saavedra J, Francke OF. Nueva especie de alacran del genero Centruroides (Scorpiones, Buthidae) del estado de Jalisco, Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. 2011;82:465-74.8Free fultext]

Thanks to Oscar Francke for sending med this paper!

Family Buthidae

1 comment:

John Bokma said...

Hi Jan,

I am quite sure it's Centruroides mascota. This species is medical significant, according to the paper.