Orthochirus afghanus, Kovařík & 1996, 2004

Kovařík, Baloorthochirus becvari & 1996, 2004, Revision and taxonomic position of genera Afghanorthochirus Lourenço & Vachon, Baloorthochirus Kova ík, Butheolus Simon, Nanobuthus Pocock, Orthochiroides Kova ík, Pakistanorthochirus Lourenço, and Asian Orthochirus Karsch, with descriptions of twelve new species (Scorpiones, Buthidae), Euscorpius 16, pp. 1-33 : 26

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1536-9307

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scientific name

Orthochirus afghanus
status

sp. n.

Orthochirus afghanus sp. n. 11110001 x – – – – – – – – Orthochirus bicolor (Pocock, 1897) 11110111? x – – – – – –? Orthochirus feti sp. n. 01010001 – – – – – – – x – Orthochirus flavescens (Pocock,1897) 12110111? x – – – – – –?

Orthochirus fuscipes (Pocock,1900) 11110021 – – x – – – – – x Orthochirus gromovi sp. n. 01010001 – – – – – – x – – Orthochirus heratensis sp. n. 01010001 x – – – – – – – – Orthochirus iranus sp. n. 12112011 – – x – – – – – – Orthochirus iraqus sp. n. 11110001 – – – x – – – – – Orthochirus jalalabadensis sp. n. 11111002 x – – – – – – – – Orthochirus pallidus (Pocock,1897) 1?101000 x x – – – – – – x Orthochirus samrchelsis sp. n. 10110001 x – – – – – – – – Orthochirus scrobiculosus ( Grube,1873) 01110001 x? x? x x x x?

Orthochirus sobotniki sp. n. 10110001 – – x – – – – – – Orthochirus varius sp. n. 12110000 – – x – – – – – – Orthochirus zagrosensis sp. n. 11110001 – – x – – – – – –

from Iran, which has 21–23 pectinal teeth and movable fingers with 8 rows of granules.

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Orthochirus bicolor (Pocock, 1897)

Orthochirus flavescens (Pocock, 1897)

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERS. O. bicolor is easily separated from O. flavescens and all other species of the genus by having the first three metasomal segments yellow and the fourth and fifth segments black.

12112011

Orthochirus fuscipes (Pocock, 1900)

Orthochirus iranus sp. n.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERS. O. iranus sp. n. is easily separated from O. fuscipes by having the femur and patella of pedipalp black (the chela of pedipalp is yellow). In O. fuscipes the chela and patella are yellow, and only the femur of pedipalp may be black in darkercolored specimens.

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Orthochirus afghanus sp. n.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Scorpiones

Family

Buthidae

Genus

Orthochirus

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Orthochirus afghanus

Kovařík, Baloorthochirus becvari & 1996 2004
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Orthochirus gromovi

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Orthochirus heratensis

Kovařík & 1996 2004
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Orthochirus iranus

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Orthochirus iraqus

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Orthochirus jalalabadensis

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Orthochirus samrchelsis

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Orthochirus sobotniki

Kovařík & 1996 2004
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Orthochirus varius

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Orthochirus zagrosensis

Kovařík & 1996 2004
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Orthochirus scrobiculosus ( Grube,1873 )

?: Kovarik 1993
1993