Scorpion in frame, huge

Scorpion in frame, huge Prehistoric Online
Scorpion in frame, huge Prehistoric Online
Scorpion in frame, huge Prehistoric Online
Scorpion in frame, huge Prehistoric Online
Scorpion in frame, huge Prehistoric Online

Scorpion in frame, huge

Heterometrus Spinifer

Dimensions:  12″ x 10″ x 2″

Scorpion dimensions: 6″ x 4″

Female, Malaysia

$195.00

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Scorpion in frame, huge

The Asian forest scorpion (Heterometrus species) is a type of large scorpion native to the forests and tropical regions of Southeast Asia. These arachnids are part of the family Scorpionidae and are recognized for their impressive size, formidable appearance, and nocturnal habits.

Typically measuring between 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 centimeters) in length, the Asian forest scorpion displays a robust build with dark brown to black exoskeletons. They have large, powerful pincers (pedipalps) and a long, segmented tail that ends with a venomous stinger. Despite their intimidating appearance, the venom of most Asian forest scorpions is considered mild to moderate and is not generally dangerous to humans, causing reactions similar to a bee sting in most cases.

Asian forest scorpions are ground-dwelling arachnids that thrive in the leaf litter and debris of forest floors. They are opportunistic predators, feeding on insects, spiders, and other small invertebrates. Their nocturnal behavior helps them avoid the heat of the day, and they use their pincers to grab prey before delivering a venomous sting.

In captivity, Asian forest scorpions are popular among arachnid enthusiasts as pets due to their intriguing behaviors and relatively manageable care requirements. Enclosures for these scorpions should mimic their natural habitat, providing a substrate for burrowing and hiding places. While they are not considered highly aggressive, proper handling precautions are necessary due to their venomous capabilities.

Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 9 × 7 × 3 in
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