06 January, 2015

A new Euscorpius species from Northwestern Greece

Happy New Year!

Frantisek Kovarik, Victor Fet and Michael Soleglad published a new Euscorpius Thorell, 1876 (Euscorpiidae) from Northwestern Greece this Christmas.

Euscorpius yagmuri Kovarik, Fet & Soleglad, 2014

A new species Euscorpius yagmuri sp. n., is described from coastal Epirus in northwestern Greece based on morphological evidence. With this new species, the fauna of Euscorpius of Greece now includes 19 species.

Kovarik F, Fet V, Soleglad ME. Euscorpius yagmuri sp. n., a new scorpion species from Epirus, Northwestern Greece (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae). Euscorpius. 2014 (193):1-11. [Free full text]

Family Euscorpiidae

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