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n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of arachnids comprising the scorpions.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Description of a new species of Leiurus Ehrenberg, 1828 (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Southeastern Turkey, Euscorpius, 2009; 85:1-20.
Parasitism of Anuroctonus phaiodactylus (Wood) and Vaejovis spinigerus (Wood) (Scorpiones: Vaejovidae) by Spilochaetosoma californicum Smith (Diptera: Tachinidae) and a review of parasitism in scorpions.
The groups of captured individuals were classified in the following taxonomic levels: Diplopoda (class); Acari (Subclass); Araneae, Blattodea, Coleoptera, Collembola, Diptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Isoptera, Orthoptera, Pseudoscorpiones, Scorpiones, Solifugae (order); Formicidae (family) and the larvae of Coleoptera, Diptera and Lepidoptera (morphospecies).
(1,2) The Scorpiones scorpion family is also found in Oman.
Tityus paraguayensis (Scorpiones: Buthidae) em copas de Callisthene fasciculata (Vochysiaceae) no Pantanal de Mato Grosso (Brasil).
Other researchers have noted the presence of harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex), velvet ants (Timulla), and scorpions (Scorpiones) in stomachs of Sonoran Desert toads (Gates, 1957; Cole, 1962), suggesting these toads are capable of eating prey that have formidable biting and stinging defenses.
Sivansuthan et al., "Clinico-epidemiology of stings and envenoming of Hottentotta tamulus (Scorpiones: Buthidae), the Indian red scorpion from Jaffna Peninsula in northern Sri Lanka," Toxicon, vol.
Maintenance of scorpions of the genus Tityus Koch (scorpiones, buthidae) for venom obtention at institutobutantan, saopaulo, brazil.