Vaejovis russelli Williams 1971
Vaejovis russelli Williams, 1971c: 59-62, fig. 4; Bradley & Brody, 1984: 437-440; Sissom, 1991a: 221-222; Sissom, 1997: 13; Kovarík, 1998: 148; Sissom & Jackman, 1998: 151; Sissom, 2000: 551.
HOLOTYPE: Vaejovis russelli Williams Holotype: M (CAS, Type No. 11471), Portal, Cochise County, Arizona, USA.
Original description: Vaejovis russelli Williams, 1971c: 59-62, fig. 4.
distribution: NORTH AMERICA. USA (Arizona, New México, Texas).
Published Records: Vaejovis russelli Williams Paratypes: 7 specimens (CAS; including F allotype, Type No. 11471), same locality as holotype.
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 chelae with distinct scalloping in the fingers (less so in female, but present); chela of male with dorsal carinae moderately granulose, that of female present and smooth; almost always with five subrows of denticles on the chela fixed finger...............Vaejovis russelli*