Androctonus crassicauda

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Arabian fat-tailed scorpion
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Scorpiones
Family: Buthidae
Genus: Androctonus
A. crassicauda
Binomial name
Androctonus crassicauda
(Olivier, 1807)

The Arabian fat-tailed scorpion or black Turkish fat-tailed scorpion (Androctonus crassicauda) is a species of scorpion. It lives in the Middle East. This scorpion can make venom. If the scorpion stings a human with its venom, it cause swelling or problems with the heart and lungs or death. [1]

Description[change | change source]

The Arabian fat-tailed scorpion is an Old World scorpion. It can be black or brown in color. It lives in deserts. This scorpion usually moves around at night.[2]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Living Hazards Database (LHD) – Search by Scientific Name" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 July 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2022.
  2. "Euscorpius" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-05.