Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Opisthacanthus
Family: Liochelidae (Arachnida/Scorpiones)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
capensis
NOTES

A scorpion up to 90 mm long. A very docile species which rarely uses its venom in self-defence. May enter houses at night.


AUTHORITY
Thorell, 1876
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Other (millipedes, snails etc) 


Colour
Notes: Has a tail without a big bulb at the end. Has large pincers
Colour: Black
Common Name
Scorpion
Habitat
NOTES: Lives under stones and logs in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Toxicity
Only very slightly toxic
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Opisthacanthus validus
Opisthacanthus browni
Opisthacanthus obscurus



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