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Compsobuthus matthiesseni (Birula, 1905)

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ArchRazi-v63n1p29

 DISTRIBUTION. Iran, known from provinces Kermanshah (formerly Bachtaran), Bushehr, Fars, Hamadan, Khoozestan, Kerman, Kordestan, Lorestan, Markazi, and Qom (Sissom & Fet, 1998, Kovařík, 2003: 100, Akbari, 2007: 76; Navidpour et al 2008: 9); Iraq (Birula, 1917: 240; Pringle, 1960: 77), Syria (Kovařík, 2002: 7), Turkey (Kovařík, 1996: 53).

DIAGNOSIS. This species, with its slender body and elongated metasoma and pedipaps, is quite distinct compared to other species of Compsobuthus , and it cannot be readily confused with any that are currently described(Sissom & Fet 1998). Body size is 40-50 mm.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 October 2012 12:30

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