Common Name: Shiny Burrowing Scorpion
Scientific Name: Ophistothalmus glabrifrons
Status: Captive Bred
This species is a big, solid-built scorpion with large pedipalps. Varying in colour, but usually yellow-brown to rust-brown. The pedipalps, legs, metasoma (tail) and telson are lighter in colour than trunk and the posterior part of the carapace.This species are known to stridulate (making a hissing sound) loudly when disturbed. The sound is made when the scorpion is rubbing its chelicerae together. All scorpions in the genus Opistophthalmus stridulate.
Shiny Burrowing Scorpion (Ophistothalmus glabrifrons) Juvenile
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