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Scorpion? - Centruroides hentzi

Scorpion? - Centruroides hentzi
Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, USA
June 3, 2008
Size: 4 inches

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Moved from Scorpions.

Yep, thats a Centruroides hen
Yep, thats a Centruroides hentzi scorpion (female by the looks of it). Harmless, even though their sting is painful. Good to have around the home, as theyll devour cockroaches, etc.

I'm no expert on scorpions, b
I'm no expert on scorpions, but this resembles Centruroides hentzi

http://bugguide.net/node/view/34658

It appears to occur in your range.

what is it?
In Georgia? What is it? They are all around my house.

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