|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)|
|Family:||Scorpion (Bothriuridae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Wood Scorpion (Cercophonius kershawi)|
|This Photo:||🔍S4, Male, dorsal🔎|
Thank you Mark Newton for identifying this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
S4 was ~9 SVL
Note scorpions have 8 legs, like spiders, but their claws/pincers are additional and are actually modified pedipalps.
We have photographed 8 of these in Apr, May, Jun & Jul.