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SCORPION RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

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SCORPION RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

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Here I'm trying to give you a collection of links to web pages with information about and/or pictures of scorpions. I will try to keep this links updated, but "rotten links" are a large problems on the net today, and I'm therefor grateful for information about links which are "out of order". Send error messages to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

In this main page, I will not try to list as many scorpion pages as possible, but only select high-quality web pages. A more extensive list of links can be found in the SCORPION LINKS - PART II (This page is based on links from The Arachnology Homepage - By the courtesy of Herman Vanuytven)

More links will follow in the time to come ....

GENERAL PAGES:

The Scorpion Fauna
Excellent scorpion information and pictures by Eric Ythier. One of the best pages on the net for quality ensured scorpion information.
The homepage is also available in French.

Scorpion's World
Excellent scorpion information and pictures by Anthony Thillien. The website is in French.

Scott Stockwell's The Scorpion Emporium
The Scorpion Emporium was the first and best information resource on the Internet for many years, but have been gone for several years. Now most of it seems to have become available at Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit (I have not checked if all links work). Made by Dr. Scott Stockwell.[NB! This website probably have not been updated for many years, but much of the information is still valid!]

Singapore Scorpion Page
A very informative scorpion page. A special section about Asian species. Made by Chua Kian Wee

Patrick's Scorpion Page
Great scorpion information by Patrick Bultel. The page is available in french, english, german and spanish!

Scorpion Systematics Research Group
A high-quality website conserning research on scorpion taxonomy. Hosted by the Scorpion Systematic Research Group at American Museum of Natural History.

REVSYS: Systematics of the scorpion family Vaejovidae
A high-quality website that has a lot of information and pictures. There is a lot of general information in addition to the focus on the family Vaejovidae. This page is authored by several of the worlds leading expert lead by Lorenzo Prendini and David Sissom.

Arachnodata
Arachnodata is the world's one and only Information- and Consulting Agency for scorpions and other arachnid animals. Run by Matt E. Braunwalder.

Kari's Scorpion Pages
Among the content are checklists of US scorpions and a US Check list by states. Made by Kari McWest.

The Spiral Burrow
A very informative page with a lot of stuff. Great pictures. A lot about Australian scorpions. Made by Mark Newton

Scorpions of South Africa
A very informative homepage about South-African scorpions with excellent photos . Made by Jonathan Leeming

South African scorpions
A website with excellent information about and photos of S-African scorpions. Made by Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Skorpione.de
Gunther Witt's excellent german scorpionsite has unfortunately been terminated..

The Scorpion Link Page
A lot of links. Made by David Kennedy

SCORPIOLOGISTS' GALLERY
Photo gallery of the world's scorpion researchers. Made by the Euscorpius Journal.

SCORPIOLOGISTS' MEMORIAL GALLERY
Made by the Euscorpius Journal.

The Arachnology Homepage
The internet's leading collection of links to arachnological resources on the net. 04.01.05: Site creator Herman Vanuytven has taken back the control of this excellent site, and has done a major update of the links.

Scorpions from the Chihuahuan Desert Region of Mexico and the United States
Information about scorpions from the Chihuahuan area in US and Mexico. Made by Chad Lee

Scorpions of California Database
A database of site localities searchable by California county of scorpion species name. Made by Matthew R. Graham

Scorpions in California (US)
Information about scorpions in California. Made by Warren Savory

Operation Scorpion
General information about scorpions and scorpion captive care. Made by Hong Yee, Elske van der Vaart & Jessica SoHyoun.

The Tarantula Burrow's Scorpion Section
Information about scorpions. Made by Martin Overton

Brent's Aarchnids
Facts about scorpions and his research projects. Some pictures. Made by Brent Hendrixson

Scorpions of California
Information about scorpions in California. Made by Warren Savary

Scorpions in Turkey
Information about, and pictures of scorpions in Turkey. Made by Dr. Ayshegul & Dr. Ahmet Karatash

Scorpions in Venezuela
Information about scorpions and scorpionism in Venezuela. In spanish. Made by CAIBCO.

Scorpions in Uruguay
Information about, and pictures of scorpions in Uruguay. In spanish. Made by Dr. Carlos A. Toscano-Gadea.

Scorpions in Costa Rica
Information about, and pictures of scorpions in Costa Rica. Made by Dr. Carlos Viquez.

Scorpions in Nicaragua
List of scorpions reported from Costa Rica. Made by Jean-Michel Maes & Luis de Armas.

Indian Scorpions
A blog with good information and excellent pictures of Indian scorpions. Made by Aamod Zambre.

The Scorpion Realm
Information and pictures. Made by George Carnell.

Scorpion Resource
Information and pictures. Made by Rich Carlin.

Lotsaleg Arthropods
Information and pictures about arthropods, but also with a great scorpion section. Made by Emily Tenczar.

Scorpion Conservation 101
This website aims to educate people about the conservation concerns that affect these spectacular creatures. Made by Matt Ellerbeck

Scorpopedia
Scorpion information website. Made by Mike Kieffer

Buthidae.Info
German website with information. Made by Maximilian Büttner

Panarthropoda
German website with information and pictures. Made by a group of German enthusiasts

Scorpion Facts
Scorpion facts from Scorpion Sweepers

 

SCORPION MESSAGE BOARDS:

American Tarantula Society Scorpion Message Board

Arachnoboards' Scorpion Forum

Scorpion Forum

Skorpionforen
German scorpion forum. Made by Robert Sroka

Skorpionenforum.nl
Dutch scorpion forum

SCORPION CONTROL/SCORPIONS AS HOUSE PESTS:

Kari's Scorpion Control Page

Some advices from Pestcontrol.com

Scorpion Sweepers
A company in Arizona (US) that specializes in removing scorpions from homes and properties without using chemicals.

IDENTIFICATION OF SCORPIONS:

Online identification key for the genus Euscorpius.

A key to the genera of North American scorpions.
This key, which is written by Scott Stockwell, was a part of the excellent homepage The scorpion Emporium, that has been gone from the web for several years. It seems now to be available from Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit. Please note that the key is not updated with the changes that has happended in the last years.

Online identification key to the scorpions of Europe (incl. Asian part of Turkey).

Online identification key to the scorpions of California.

Revised Online identification key for the genus Heterometrus in the journal Euscorpius (pdf file).

Online identification key for the genus Heterometrus.

A layman's key to the South African scorpion families and common genera.

Online key to the scorpions of Argentina (in spanish)

SPECIES/GENUS/FAMILY PAGES:

Emperor Scorpions
All you need to know about the Emperor Scorpion (Pandinus imperator), but also with general scorpion information. Made by Dave Gaban.

Pandinus.net
Scientific information about the genus Pandinus (Information about distribution and how to separate this genus from members of the genusHeterometrus and the members of the family Ischnuridae and much more). Made by Boris Stiffler.

Scorpions in the genus Hottentotta
Information about the genus Hottentotta. Made by Patrick Bultel.

The Hottentotta page
A page devoted to the genus Hottentotta. Previosuly edited by Vincent Wisse, but now edited by Alex Ullrich.

Emperor Scorpion.co.uk
A page devoted to Emperor Scorpions.

Homepage devoted to Pandinus imperator
A page devoted to Emperor Scorpions and the genus Pandinus. Dutch and english text. Made by Jeroen Kooijman.

Uroplectes.com
Homepage devoted to the genera Parabuthus and Uroplectes. Made by Norwegian scorpion enthusiast Richard Lind.

SCORPIONISM:

Singapore Scorpion Page - Venom information
Made by Chua Kian Wee.

eMedicine on scorpion evenomations
Edited by Professor Sean P Bush, MD, FACEP.

Clinical Toxinology Resources - Scorpions
Made by Women's & Children's Hospital Adelaide (Australia) & The University of Adelaide (Australia).

Diagnosis and treatment of Scorpion Stings in southern Africa
Made by Jonathan Leeming.

Scorpion venom LD50 values collection
Made by ?.

Scorpion antivenoms
A list of available antivenoms and their producers. Made by Toxinfo.org.

Scorpionism in venezuela.
Made by Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Universidad Central de Venezuela. In spanish.

PHOTO GALLERIES:

The Scorpion Fauna Scorpion Gallery
Made by Eric Ythier.

Scorpion photo Gallery
Made by Tomas Libich.

Scorpions of Israel
Made by Rittner Oz.

Gallery of scorpions of Cuba
Made by Rolando Teruel & Nicasio Vina Bayes.

Gallery of scorpions described by Frantisek Kovarík in 2003 and forward
Made by Dr. Frantisek Kovarík.

SOCIETIES:

American Arachnological Society
Homepage of the American Arachnological Society with The Journal of Arachnology (partly available in fulltext).

British Arachnological Society
Homepage of the British Arachnological Society.

International Society of Arachnology
Homepage of the International Society of Arachnology

African Arachnological Society
Homepage of the African Arachnological Society (AFRAS)

American Tarantula Society
Homepage of the American Tarantula Society

British Tarantula Society
Homepage of the British Tarantula Society.

Groupe d'Etude des Arachnides
The GEA is the main french society for thoses interested in tarantulas, scorpions and other arachnids. In french (start page available in english).

Araknoloji Dernegi
Homepage of the Turkish Arachnological Society.

EQUIPMENTS FOR COLLECTING SCORPIONS:

The Scorpion Hunter
Sell LED technology based equipment for locating scorpions.

The Blacklight Shop
Blacklights for Locating Scorpions and Pet Stains. They also has black light tools and books.

Blacklightworld
Sell all sorts of UV lamps. I can reccomed the 8 leds UV Headlamp, which I have used with great success.

Xenopus Electronix
Sell a 32 leds UV MagLite flashlight (395 nm is the best for outside hunting). I have tried this flashlight in the field, and I can highly reccomend it. It works great, but a solid MagLite will also not break if you drop it, and is also a defensive tool in case of an emergency).

LED Flashlight-Store
Many types of LED flashlight, UV light included.

Manga Light
Many types of lamps available.

FOR LINKS TO SUPPLIERS OF SCORPIONS AND OTHER INVERTEBRATES, GO TO THE SCORPION LINK PAGE.

SCORPION LINKS - PART II

 

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 October 2012 13:15

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