08 January, 2016

New Euscorpius species from western Balkans


Giole Tropea has recently described a new species of Euscorpius Thorell, 1876 (Euscorpiidae) from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.

Euscorpius borovaglavaensis Tropea, 2015

Abstract:
A new species of scorpion, Euscorpius borovaglavaensis sp. n. from Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia, in Western Balkans, is described. It is similar to Euscorpius tergestinus (C. L. Koch, 1837), but with a dark brown color and a more south-eastern distribution.

Reference:
Tropea G. A new species of Euscorpius Thorell, 1876 from Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae). Arachnida - Rivista Aracnologica Italiana. 2015;1(5):30-41.

Thanks to Dr. Tropea for sending me his article!

Family Euscorpiidae

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