Black Emperor Scorpion

Heterometrus longimnus

''Heterometrus longimanus'', the Black Emperor Scorpion or Asian forest scorpion, is a species of scorpions belonging to the family Scorpionidae.
Really Giant id: Giant forest scorpion (Heterometrus longimanus)
Also known as Giant blue scorpion
This beauty we found near Kerala forest research institute, Vythiri, Wayanad, Kerala.
Heterometrus genus scorpions are all huge scorpions.
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Appearance

''Heterometrus longimanus'' can reach an average length of 10–12 centimetres . Body color is uniformly black. These scorpions are viviparous.

Distribution

This species is native to southern Asia . It inhabits the humid tropical rainforest.

Habitat

This species is native to southern Asia . It inhabits the humid tropical rainforest.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderScorpiones
FamilyScorpionidae
GenusHeterometrus
SpeciesH. longimanus
Photographed in
India