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FAMILY VAEJOVIDAEGenus ParavaejovisGenus Paruroctonus

boreus infragroup
   boreus
microgroup

     Paruroctonus arnaudi
     Paruroctonus bantai
          Paruroctonus bantai bantai
          Paruroctonus bantai saratoga
     Paruroctonus boreus
     Paruroctonus maritimus
     Paruroctonus silvestrii
     Paruroctonus variabilis
   becki microgroup
     Paruroctonus becki
   xanthus microgroup
     Paruroctonus xanthus
   baergi microgroup
     Paruroctonus arenicola
          Paruroctonus arenicola arenicola
          Paruroctonus arenicola nudipes
     Paruroctonus baergi
     Paruroctonus boquillas
     Paruroctonus marksi
     Paruroctonus utahensis
gracilior infragroup
     Paruroctonus gracilior
stahnkei infragroup
   stahnkei microgroup
     Paruroctonus stahnkei
   shulovi microgroup
     Paruroctonus shulovi
          Paruroctonus shulovi shulovi
          Paruroctonus shuvoli nevadae
     Paruroctonus simulatus
   borregoensis microgroup
     Paruroctonus ammonastes
     Paruroctonus bajae
     Paruroctonus borregoensis
          Paruroctonus b. borregoensis
          Paruroctonus b. actites
     Paruroctonus hirsutipes
     Paruroctonus luteolus
     Paruroctonus nitidus
     Paruroctonus pseudopumilis
     Paruroctonus surensis
     Paruroctonus ventosus
   williamsi microgroup
     Paruroctonus pecos
     Paruroctonus williamsi

Genus PseudouroctonusGenus Serradigitus
Genus Smeringerus
Genus Syntropis
Genus Uroctonites
Genus Uroctonus
Genus Vaejovis
Genus Vejovoidus

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Paruroctonus borregoensis borregoensis Williams 1972

Paruroctonus borregoensis Williams, 1972: 3, 5-6, fig. 2.
Paruroctonus borregoensis borregoensis: Haradon, 1984b: 320-321, 338, fig. 1-2, 5-8, 14, 17-18, 27; Sissom, 2000: 512.

type(s) :  
Paruroctonus borregoensis Williams Holotype: M (CAS, Type No. 11336), 13 mi NE Borrego Springs, San Diego County, California, USA. Paratypes: 22M, 8F (CAS; including allotype F “CAS, Type No. 11336”), same locality as holotype.

subsequent accounts:

distribution: NORTH AMERICA. México (northern Sonora, Baja California Norte), USA (southern California, southwestern Arizona). View Map

published records:  V.

notes: 

Paruroctonus borregoensis borregoensis Williams

Figs. 1-2, 5-8, 14, 17-18, 27

Pamroctom~bso rregoensis Williams 1972:3, 5-6, 7, fig. 2, tbl. 2, 1976:2, 1980:33, 34-35, 41, 117,

figs. 35D, 36B, 37C, 41, this. 5, 6; Soleglad 1972:74, 1973:355, tbl. 2; not Polis and Farley

1979a:38,4 1, 1979b:526( = P. luteolus); not Polis 1980:27( = P. luteolus); not Polis et al. 1981:

310, 311,317 (= P. lureolus).

Diagnosis.-A subspecies ofP. borregoensis differentiated by: 13-19 pectinal teeth in

males, 8-12 in females; metasomal segment V with eight to 11 (usually eight) pairs

ventrolateral setae.

Comparisons: P. borregoensis actites has 20-23 pectinal teeth in males, 13-15 in

females; usually seven pairs of ventrolateral setae on metasomal segment V.

Variation.-Pectinal teeth numbered fewer than 19 in 96% of the males, and fewer

than 12 in 92% of the females.

Distribution.-Fig. 27. Extreme southem San Bemardino County, California, southward

(excluding the Coachella Valley) along Colorado River into Yuma County, Arizona,

and northwestern Sonora; Borrego Desert, California, southward into extreme northeastern

Baja California Norte.

Specimens examined.-U.S.A.: CALIFORNIASa; n Bernardino County, Clarks Pass, 27 mi. E

Twentynine Palms, 3 September 1972 (R. M. Haraden, J. L. Marks), 21 males, 1 female (CAS), Clarks

Pass, April 1972 (R. M. I-Iaradon, J. L. Marks), 2 males (CAS);Riverside County’, approx. 26.9 mi. N

Desert Center, 6 May 1972 (R. M. Haradon, J. L. Marks), 1 male, 1 female (CAS), 8.2 mi. N Desert

Center, 29 April 1973 (R. M. I-Iaradon, J. L. Marks), 1 male, 1 female (CAS);lmperialCountyP, aleverde,

23 July 1967 (Iv[. A. Cazier, J. Davidson), 2 females (CAS), Paloverde, 16 March 1976 (M.

Cazier, O. F. Francke), 4 females (OFF), 8 mi. E Bonds Corner, 6 October 1967 (M. A. Cezier et al.),

2 males, 3 females (CAS), 9 mi. E Bonds Comer, 6 October 1967 (M. A. Cazier et al.), 1 male (CAS),

l0 mi. W Glamis, 1 May 1976 O. Bigelow), 1 female (OFF), 8 mi. W Glamis, 14 October 1967 (M.

Cazier et al.), 1 male, 4 females (CAS), 13 mi. W Winterhaven, 18 March 1976 (M. A. Cazier, O.

Francke), 1 female (OFF); San Diego County, Boxrego Valley, N. end Digiorgio Rd., 4 May 1968 (M.

A. Cazier, R. Smoot), 8 males, 7 females (CAS), Borrego State Park, 19 April 1969 (R. R. Pinger,

Wasbauer), 1 male, 1 female (CAS), Borrego Valley, Bortego Springs dump, 5 May 1968 (M. Cazier,

Smoot), 2 males, 1 female (CAS), BormgoV alley, 2 mi. WP egleg Men., 4 May1 968 (M. A. Cazier,

Smoot), 1 male (CAS), E Borrego Springs along Pegleg Rd., 21 April 1973 (R. M. Hatadon, J.

Marks), 13 males, 17 females (CAS),E Bortego Springs along Salton Seawaya t jct. Font’s Point Wash,

21 April 1973 (R. M. Haradon, J. L. Marks), 11 males, 28 females (CAS), EBormgSo prings between

dump and Pegleg Smith Men., 31 October 1980 (S. C. Williams), 1 male, 2 females (CAS), 6 mi.

Borrego Springs, 7 October 1967 (M. A. Cazier et al.), 7 males, 7 females (CAS), 6 mi. NE Bortego

Springs, 7 October 1967 (M. A. Cazier et al.), 14 males, 1 female (CAS), 13 mi. NE Bottego Springs,

October 1967 (M. A. Cazier et aL), 19 males, 5 females (CAS): ARIZONAYu; maC ounty’, San Luis,

22 July 1967 (M. A. Cazier et al.), 2 females (CAS), 3 mi. E Imperial Dam, 14 July 1969 (D. Johnson,

J. Bigelow), 1 female (OFF), 10 mi. E Yuma, 31 July 1967 (M. A. Cazier, J. Davidson), 2 females

(OFF), 6 mi. E Tacna, MohawkS and Dunes, 24 September 1970 (W. Fox, J. Bigelow), 3 females

(OFF), 4 mi. SWM ohawkH wy., 11 July 1970 (W, K. Fox), 3 males, 3 females (OFF). México:

SONOR6A.5; mi. N Puerto Pefiasco, 3 June 1968 (M. A. Cazier et al.), 1 male, 1 female (CAS),5

N El Golfo, 5 June 1968 (M. A. Cazier), 1 male (CAS), Cholla Bay, near Puerto Pefiasco, 11 November

1966 (S. C. Williams), 1 male (CAS); BAJAC ALIFORNINAO RTEN; end Laguna Salada, 31 March

1969 (S. C. Williams), 1 male (CAS).

 

 


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