Vaejovis crassimanus Pocock 1898
Vaejovis crassimanus Pocock, 1898: 397; Borelli, 1915: 3; Díaz Najera, 1975: 6, 22; Sissom, 1997: 13; Kovarík, 1998: 146; Sissom & Jackman, 1998: 151; Beutelspacher, 2000: 79, 140, 152, map 51; Sissom, 2000: 549.
HOLOTYPE: Vaejovis crassimanus Pocock Lectotype (designated by Williams, 1971: 44): F (BMNH), “San Diego, Texas”
Original description: Vaejovis crassimanus Pocock, 1898: 397.
distribution: NORTH AMERICA. México (Durango, Nuevo León), USA (southern and southwestern Texas, southern New México).
notes: A syntype F (BMNH), from the same locality as the lectotype, is not referable to V. crassimanus (Williams, 1971).
Sissom and Hendrickson 2005 Key to the Vaejovid Scorpion Species of Northeastern México - Dorsolateral carinae of metasoma (at least on segments I–III) with an enlarged terminal denticle; legs I–III with irregular setation (except in V. globosus, which has setal combs, – but has the enlarged terminal denticle on the metasoma); Trichobothria ib and it situated more distally, at the level of the sixth inner accessory denticle or beyond; Ventral submedian carinae of metasoma developed and usually granular, at least on segments III and IV; Metasoma with fewer setae (e.g., metasoma V ventrolateral carinae with no more than 7 setae); pedipalp chela of adult male with distinct, granular carinae; Male and female chelae with margins of chela fingers straight in lateral view; chelae of adult male and female with carinae granulose; typically with six subrows of denticles on the chela fixed finger (but sometimes with five rows); Telson vesicle with fewer than 20 pairs of setae...........................Vaejovis crassimanus