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For the United States & Canada

Species Vaejovis carolinianus - Southern Unstriped Scorpion

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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."