Mesobuthus gibbosus

Mesobuthus gibbosus

Mesobuthus gibbosus is a species of Scorpion in the family Buthidae known from Greece, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bulgaria and Turkey.
Scorpion from Lesvos Greece.  Mesobuthus gibbosus This one was on my wishlist, because I always wanted to see one in the wild, and never seen one, until now, me happy. Geotagged,Greece,Mesobuthus gibbosus,Spring

Appearance

This orangey yellow Scorpion grows up to 75mm long. Cutting edge of both the fixed and movable fingers with 11-12 rows of granules.

Behavior

This species is classified as fairly toxic (3/4) and can at times be aggressive.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderScorpiones
FamilyButhidae
GenusMesobuthus
SpeciesMesobuthus gibbosus
Photographed in
Greece