One more new species of the genus Orthochirus Karsch, 1891 from Africa (Scorpiones: Buthidae)

Wilson R. Lourenço, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Elise-Anne Leguin, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle
2011 Euscorpius  
Euscorpius is the first research publication completely devoted to scorpions (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Euscorpius takes advantage of the rapidly evolving medium of quick online publication, at the same time maintaining high research standards for the burgeoning field of scorpion science (scorpiology). Euscorpius is an expedient and viable medium for the publication of serious papers in scorpiology, including (but not limited to): systematics, evolution, ecology, biogeography, and general biology
more » ... and general biology of scorpions. Review papers, descriptions of new taxa, faunistic surveys, lists of museum collections, and book reviews are welcome. Derivatio Nominis The name Euscorpius Thorell, 1876 refers to the most common genus of scorpions in the Mediterranean region and southern Europe (family Euscorpiidae). Euscorpius is located on Website 'http://www.science.marshall.edu/fet/euscorpius/' at Summary Following the recent considerations proposed on the African species of the genus Orthochirus Karsch, 1891, one new species is described from the south of Morocco. The total number of African species is now raised to six.
doi:10.18590/euscorpius.2011.vol2011.iss135.1 fatcat:dfykfsauh5e6bi7jduuddiwpfa