SCORPION

FACT FILE - S001

Family

Bothriuridae

Species

Cercophonius squama
(Gervais, 1844)

Body Length

Female: 25-40mm
Male: 25-40mm

Habitat

Found under a stone among moss.

Toxicity

Severe pain in 73% cases of those stung with a pain duration of 45 minutes up to two hours.

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S001

Found in the Gorge, Launceston.

S002

S0013

The only known scorpion from Tasmania.