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Species Vaejovis carolinianus - Southern Unstriped Scorpion

Scorpion - Vaejovis carolinianus Southern Unstriped Scorpion - Vaejovis carolinianus - female Southern Unstriped Scorpion - Vaejovis carolinianus - female southern unstriped scorpion-Vaejovis carolinianus/male or female? - Vaejovis carolinianus scorpion - Vaejovis carolinianus Scorpion - Vaejovis carolinianus Southern Unstriped Scorpion - Vaejovis carolinianus Southern unstriped scorpion  - Vaejovis carolinianus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Scorpiones (Scorpions)
Family Vaejovidae
Genus Vaejovis
Species carolinianus (Southern Unstriped Scorpion)
Range
"The only scorpion native to much of the Appalachian states: Kentucky, West Virginia (S), Virginia (SW), North and South Carolina (W), Georgia (North, not coastal or southern, where Centruroides hentzi is found), Alabama (N), Mississippi (NE), Louisiana (tiny, disjunct, area NE of Baton Rouge near MS border), Tennessee (E 2/3)." - Kari J McWest
Remarks
"Occasionally enters homes and is often found under rocks and other surface objects. This species is not of medical importance."
"Note: Old Texas records of Vaejovis carolinianus are referable to Pseudouroctonus reddelli."