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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Scorpions
Hadrurus arizonensis (giant scorpion, desert hairy scorpion)

 

 

(giant scorpion, desert hairy scorpion)
Habitat: Arizona Upland Desert and widespread
Food Habits: insectivorous
Active Period: nocturnal
Size: large
Number of Legs: 8
Leg Characteristics: legs attached to cephalothorax
uncommon
sting painful but not dangerous

Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Chelicerata
Class Arachnida
Order Scorpiones
Genus Hadrurus
species arizonensis

 

 

 

 

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