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Scorpion...  - Centruroides vittatus - female

Scorpion... - Centruroides vittatus - Female
Lawton/Ft. Sill, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
June 7, 2011
Keep finding these little guys in our new house. Just trying to clarify they are bark scorpions, and not another breed because I have a small child in the house. I do know it's a female, after it died, we saw the larvae inside of it.

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Scorpion...  - Centruroides vittatus - female Scorpion...  - Centruroides vittatus - female

A bit nasty... but not evil
These can give a quite painful sting, but are not dangerous. If the child is under 6 and gets stung, you might keep an eye out for any systemic reactions. This is the only species there, so you have a positive ID for the doctor if you decide to take the child in if breathing gets rough (only if one is allergic or has bad asthma).

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