Paruroctonus boreus

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Paruroctonus boreus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Scorpiones
Family: Vaejovidae
Genus: Paruroctonus
Species: P. boreus.
Binomial name
Paruroctonus boreus
Girard, 1854

Paruroctonus boreus, sometimes called the "Northern Scorpion", is a species of scorpion of the family Vaejovidae that can be as far north as 50° N. It is the only scorpion found in Canada, with specimens collected in the Okanagan valley of British Columbia and more widely in Alberta.


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