Image: Wood or Forest Scorpion

Wood or Forest Scorpion

Wood or Forest Scorpion, Cercophonius squama, on bark.

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Tags wood scorpion, forest scorpion, scorpions, arachnids, invertebrates,

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Supadeano1 - 9.03 PM, 30 March 2012
Hey have a cpl of questions, has the wood scorpions always been In Tas or were they imported? As I don't remember them as a kid (80's)? Is it known if anyone that has been stung, has had any similar extreme reaction to that of a bee sting (anaphylactic shock)? Also are cats and dogs vunrable to the same pain as humans? Cheers Dean C

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