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Burrowing scorpion Anuroctonus phaiodactylus - Anuroctonus pococki - male

Burrowing scorpion Anuroctonus phaiodactylus - Anuroctonus pococki - Male
Chino Hills - Chino Hills State Park, Los Angeles County, California, USA
April 1, 2005

New species
Jonathon, a few years ago, Michael Soleglad studied he genus and found hat there are two species, A. phaiodactylus is in Utah, Nevada, and the deserts east of the Coast Ranges in California.
The new species, A. pococki, is found in the Coast Ranges of SW California into Baja California.
Nice photos!

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New species
Thank you, Kari! It's very good to know of Michael's study. Both of the specimens of A. pococki that I have found were in very similar oak savannah habitat.

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