Hadogenes troglodytes is a species of scorpion from southern Africa. It is commonly known as the flat rock scorpion and commonly sold on the exotic pet market. It was once regarded as having the longest recorded body length of any scorpion, reaching up to 20 cm, however Heterometrus swammerdami currently holds the record for being the world's largest scorpion at 9 inches (23 cm) in length.
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- Fred Punzo (2000). "Scorpions (Scorpiones)". Desert arthropods: life history variations. Springer. pp. 128–138. ISBN 978-3-540-66041-5.
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The Guinness Book of Records claims [...] Heterometrus swammerdami, to be the largest scorpion in the world [9 inches (23 cm)].
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