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Species Centruroides hentzi - Hentz Striped Scorpion

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Scorpiones (Scorpions)
Family Buthidae
Genus Centruroides (Bark Scorpions)
Species hentzi (Hentz Striped Scorpion)
Range
"Florida, southern Georgia, including coastal islands, southeastern Alabama."
Remarks
"This is the original Centruroides vittatus, described back in 1821. The types were destroyed in a fire, and when Wood (1863) reported scorpions from Texas, he called the Texas one we now know as C. vittatus by that name. The name stuck, and Banks "rediscovered" the Florida/Georgia scorpion and named it C. hentzi after the esteemed arachnologist who described the green lynx spider among countless others." - Kari J McWest