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Central American C. gracilis

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by DavidE721, Apr 16, 2007.

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    Hello,

    Has anyone been stung by a Central American C. gracilis (as opposed to the Florida type)? If so, what were the symptoms?

    Thanks.
     
  2. EAD063

    EAD063 Arachnoprince

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  3. John Bokma

    John Bokma Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Mexico, Veracruz, juvenile scorpion. Was painful for about 7 minutes. I rolled over a stone, and rested my knuckles on the grass, and a juvenile C. gracilis had run away from the exposed spot to exactly where I put my hand.

    At first I thought it was a cactus or something similar.

    BTW: I am quite sure that this is not the average pain sensation of a C. gracilis sting no matter where it lives. I guess I was lucky.
     
  4. xVOWx

    xVOWx Arachnoknight Old Timer

    All my C. gracilis are Central American, so I just opt to avoid getting stung ;). I HAVE however been tempted to let one of my 4I sting me out of curiosity but it only goes as far as thought.
     
  5. EAD063

    EAD063 Arachnoprince

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    In the sting reports forum the report for the US native, seemed rather harsh.