26 August, 2015
Ersen Yagmur and Gioele Tropea have recently described a new species of Euscorpius Thorell, 1876 (Euscorpiidae) from southwestern Turkey.
Euscorpius arikani Yagmur & Tropea, 2015
The paper has an identification key for the Euscorpius species in the former "Euscorpius mingrelicus species complex" in Georgia and Turkey.
A new scorpion species, Euscorpius arikani sp. n., is described based on specimens collected from Antalya Province, in southwestern Turkey. It is characterized by the trichobothrial series Pe-em = 3, small size, and light to medium brown-reddish colour.
Yagmur EA, Tropea G. A new species of Euscorpius Thorell, 1876, from southwestern Turkey (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae). Arachnida - Rivista Aracnologica Italiana. 2015;1(3):14-26.
Thanks to Ersen Yagmur for sending me this article!