Striped Bark Scorpions in Texas: Taxonomy, Anatomy, Behavior, & Case History 1

Striped Bark Scorpions in Texas: Taxonomy, Anatomy, Behavior, & Case History
— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 6 June 2011, was revised last on 23 October 2013. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 12:06(01) ———————————-     Taxonomy & fossil record: The striped bark scorpion (Centruroides vittatus) was first described by the American naturalist and entomologist Thomas Say (1787 — 1834) in 1821. This scorpion, and ...

An Invasion of Striped Bark Scorpions at a Residence in Cedar Creek, Texas 4

An Invasion of Striped Bark Scorpions at a Residence in Cedar Creek, Texas
— This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 19 June 2010, and last revised on 24 April 2016, is the basis for a televised episode featured in the 2012 Animal Planet TV series INFESTED. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:06(04). ————————– General Information on Striped Bark Scorpions: Buthidae: Striped bark scorpion (Centruroides vittatus Say, 1821); Taxonomy, Anatomy, ...

A Wind Scorpion in Edinburg, Texas 1

A Wind Scorpion in Edinburg, Texas
This article by Jerry Cates, first published on 1 May 2010, was last revised on 5 September 2014. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:05(01). —————————— Jenny wrote: “I took a photograph of a very strange looking bug that looks like a spider, but it isn’t like any spider I’ve ever seen. I found it in my home, in ...

A Wind Scorpion in Reynosa, Tamulipas, Mexico

A Wind Scorpion in Reynosa, Tamulipas, Mexico
—  This article by Jerry Cates and Sergio dM, first published on 8 April 2010, was last revised on 24 April 2016. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 11:04(06). —————————— Sergio wrote: “Hi there… I live in Mexico, in Reynosa, a city that is the neighbor to USA’s south east city, Hidalgo, TX. This is the third time that ...
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