Map of two scorpion genera in Central America
Here you go, new Map of two scorpion genera for all those here that think Belize only has those blackish thin clawed scorpions (Centruroides gracilis) .... and to help Craig Knox work out some likely candidates .... Several of these are only known from just one or two collected specimens. Oh, and by the way, all these should be effectively harmless to humans (e.g. mild bee-sting like - so no need to harm them ... :> please).
In the Kendal area we often see both the red and the black. Some of the employees use them when they have joint pain - they catch the scorpion, have it sting them on the painful area and then let them go. The swear that it works on arthritis pain awesomely. Thankfully I do not have arthritis.....
Map by Stuart Longhorn
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