buthidae

  1. IMG_20200516_194707.JPG

    IMG_20200516_194707.JPG

    4th Instar Hottentotta Hottentotta
  2. Isometroides vescus

    Isometroides vescus

    My youngest son is away on his first high school camp. In the meantime this is one of a couple of beauties to arrive and take up residence in his room. Spider hunting scorpion (Isometroides vescus). Now this one's packing a telson.
  3. Australobuthus xerolimniorum

    Australobuthus xerolimniorum

    Another scorpion for my youngest son. He will be excited when he returns from camp. Hopefully he'll be excited there too. Salt lake scorpion (Australobuthus xerolimniorum).
  4. Lychas sp. plus scorplings

    Lychas sp. plus scorplings

    I arrived home from work this morning to discover that four, and perhaps five, of the scorpions in my youngest son's room had produced young over the weekend. Two Lychas sp. and at least two Cercophonius squama. My son was ecstatic!
  5. 3rd instar Androctonus crassicauda behaviour to ambush prey

    3rd instar Androctonus crassicauda behaviour to ambush prey

    Really neat behaviour sticking their claws out and waiting for something to pass by
  6. Androctonus crassicauda money-shot

    Androctonus crassicauda money-shot

    3rd instar finally got a decent pick the thing is very active and molted a week and a half ago 1.5” body-length
  7. L. quinquestriatus 5i

    L. quinquestriatus 5i

    Freshly molted
  8. L. quinquestriatus 5i

    L. quinquestriatus 5i

    Freshly molted
  9. L. quinquestriatus 5i

    L. quinquestriatus 5i

    Freshly molted
  10. P. villosus "Oranje morph" 2i scorplings w/ 8i mother

    P. villosus "Oranje morph" 2i scorplings w/ 8i mother

  11. P. Granulatus 4i

    P. Granulatus 4i

  12. Freshly molted T. smithii 8i male

    Freshly molted T. smithii 8i male

  13. P. villosus "Oranje Morph" scorplings

    P. villosus "Oranje Morph" scorplings

    w/ 8th Instar mother.
  14. L. quinquestriatus breeding proj.

    L. quinquestriatus breeding proj.

    7i 01.0 8i 0.01
  15. P. villosus "Oranje Morph" 7i Female

    P. villosus "Oranje Morph" 7i Female

  16. A. crassicauda breeding proj.

    A. crassicauda breeding proj.

  17. A. crassicauda breeding proj.

    A. crassicauda breeding proj.

  18. A. crassicauda 8i female

    A. crassicauda 8i female

  19. A. crassicauda 7i male

    A. crassicauda 7i male

  20. Communal 00.03.00 H. Hottentotta 6i

    Communal 00.03.00 H. Hottentotta 6i

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