REVSYS: SYSTEMATICS OF THE
SCORPION FAMILY VAEJOVIDAE
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What are scorpions?
Anatomy
Chelicera
Pedipalp
Leg
Prosoma/Mesasoma
Metasoma

Glossary

Why study scorpions?
Diversity
Antiquity
Notoriety
Distribution
Life History
Ecology
Conservation
Dwindling Expertise

 

Interactive Tutorial on Scorpion Anatomy

Coxa Coxa Tibia [Dorsal Surface] Tibia [Ventral Surface] Movable Finger [Ventral Tine] Movable Finger [Distal Tooth of Ventral Tine] Movable Finger [Distal Tooth of Dorsal Tine] Movable Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin] Movable Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin] Movable Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin] Movable Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin] Movable Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin] Movable Finger [Ventral Margin] Articulation Membrane Fixed Finger [Basal Tooth] Fixed Finger [Median Tooth] Fixed Finger [Fused Median and Basal Teeth] Tibia [Fixed Finger] Fixed Finger [Distal Tooth] Fixed Finger [Subdistal Tooth] Fixed Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin] Fixed Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin] Fixed Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin] Setal Brush Fixed Finger [Distal Tooth] Fixed Finger [Subdistal Tooth] Tibia [Fixed Finger] Fixed Finger [Fused Median and Basal Teeth] Movable Finger [Distal Tooth of Ventral Tine] Movable Finger [Distal Tooth of Dorsal Tine] Movable Finger [Subdistal Tooth] Movable Finger [Subdistal Tooth] Movable Finger [Median Tooth] Movable Finger [Basal Tooth] Movable Finger [Dorsal Tine] Movable Finger [Ventral Tine] Movable Finger [Denticle on Ventral Margin of Ventral Tine] Setal Brush Move your cursor over the images above to reveal the identity of the various segments and structures of the scorpion chelicera.  Click here to return to a view of the whole scorpion.
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