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Species Centruroides gracilis - Florida Bark Scorpion

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Scorpiones (Scorpions)
Family Buthidae
Genus Centruroides (Bark Scorpions)
Species gracilis (Florida Bark Scorpion)
Other Common Names
Slender Brown Scorpion
Brown Bark Scorpion
Florida Bark Scorpion
Introduced from the tropics.