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Photo#50530
Centruroides gracilis - female

Centruroides gracilis - Female
St. Lucie County, Florida, USA
May 3, 2006
Size: BL 40mm
These are beautiful and docile scorpions.
BL does not include the 'tail'.

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Centruroides gracilis - female Centruroides gracilis - female

That scorpion also looks to b
That scorpion also looks to be gravid. I caught several of those when I was in FLa. never took any home though :(

 
Yes
it was. I collected them to get photos with first instars, and then released shortly after, although I have kept several in the past.

Beautiful photo
Are they everywhere in FL? Is 40mm long?
Carla Finley
Venice, FL
http://community.webshots.com/user/CarlaFinley

 
Not
sure of the their Florida range, but they seem to be the most common scorpion in southern FL of the three species.
A 40mm body length is a large adult.

 
Thanks
guess I need to find a ruler that has mm on it so I know what it is.
Carla Finley
Venice, FL
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