Buthus awashensis KovařÍk, 2011, KovarIk, 2011

Kovařík, František, Šťáhlavský, František & Elmi, Hassan Sh Abdirahman, 2020, Scorpions of the Horn of Africa (Arachnida Scorpiones) Part XXIII Buthus (Buthidae), with description of two new species, Euscorpius 307, pp. 1-32: 3

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Buthus awashensis KovařÍk, 2011
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Buthus awashensis KovařÍk, 2011  

( Figures 1–4 View Figures 1–4 , 176–177, 186 View Figures 176–190 , 191, 195–197 View Figures 195–209 , 210, Table 3 View Table 3 )

Buthus awashensis KovařÍk, 2011: 1–6   , figs. 5–17, 23; Sousa et al., 2017: 37 View Cited Treatment .

TYPE LOCALITY AND TYPE REPOSITORY. Ethiopia, Awash , Metahara env., 08°54'N 39°54 'E, 960-1050 m. a. s. l.; FKCP. GoogleMaps  

TYPE MATERIAL EXAMINED. Ethiopia, Awash, Metahara env., 08°54'N 39°54'E, 960-1050 m a. s. l., XI.2010, 2♂ (holotype and paratype) GoogleMaps   , leg. T. Mazuch and P. NovÁk   , FKCP, 19.-22. VII.2011, 31♂ (paratypes)   28♀ (allotype and paratypes)   25 juveniles (paratypes), FKCP, 1♂ 1♀ (paratypes)   , AZMM; 1♀ im.2juvs. (paratypes)   , BMNH, 1♀ 1juv. (paratypes)   , CASC; 1♀ 1juv. (paratypes)   , HNHM, 1♀ im. 1juv. (paratypes)   , MRAC, 1♂ 1♀ 1♂ im. 1juv. (paratypes)   , NHMB, 1♀ im. 1juv. (paratypes)   , RMNH, 1♂ 1♀ (paratypes)   , RTOC, 1♀ im. 1juv. (paratypes)   , ZMHB, 1♀ 1juv. (paratypes)   , ZMUH, leg. F. KovařÍk; Dire Dawa, 09°34.647'N 41°50.33'E, 1249 m a. s. l., XI.2010, 1♂ (paratype) GoogleMaps   , leg. T. Mazuch and P. NovÁk   , FKCP.

OTHER MATERIAL EXAMINED ( FKCP). Ethiopia, 13°43'10"N 39°55'34"E, 879 m a. s. l. (Locality No. 12 EI), 18.XI.2012, 1♂ 1♀ GoogleMaps   , leg. F. KovařÍk; 11°37'02"N 40°08'34"E, 819 m a. s. l. (Locality No. 12 EKA), 20.XI.2012, 1♀ 1juv. GoogleMaps   , leg. F. KovařÍk; 11°43'22"N 40°56'52"E, 457 m a. s. l. (Locality No. 12 EMA), 20.XI.2012, 1juv. GoogleMaps   , leg. F. KovařÍk ( UV detection); 11°43'30"N 40°58'45"E, 404 m a. s. l. (Locality No. 12EM), 20.XI.2012 GoogleMaps   , 3juvs., leg. F. KovařÍk ( UV detection); Gewane , 10°09'38"N 40°39'45"E, 631 m a. s. l. (Locality No. 12 EO), 23.XI.2012, 5♂ 8♀ GoogleMaps   41juvs., leg. F. KovařÍk, ( UV detection); 09°08'10.4"N 40°09'45.5"E, 835 m a. s. l. (Locality No. 12ER), 24.XI.2012, 1♀ GoogleMaps   , leg. F. KovařÍk; Awash , 09°00'34.5"N 40°17'56.5"E, 1012 m. a. s. l. (Locality No. 12 EW), 25.XI.2012, 1♀ GoogleMaps   , leg. F. KovařÍk; Awash, Metahara env., 08°54'N 39°54'E, 960-1050 m a. s. l. (Locality No. 12 EX), 25.XI.2012, 1♂ 1♀ GoogleMaps   3juvs. (290), topotypes, leg. F. KovařÍk; Afar State, 09°08'10.4"N 40°09'45.5"E, 835 m a. s. l. (Locality No. 14 ET = 12ER), 26.-27.XI.2014, 2♂ GoogleMaps   5juvs., leg. F. KovařÍk; Afar State, Shewa Province , 20km N Awash, 09°11'52"N 40°08'04"E, 788 m a. s. l., 2. GoogleMaps   VI.2015, 4♂ 3♀   15juvs., leg. Pavel Kučera, 27.-30.XI.2014, 1♀ 4juvs., leg. F. KovařÍk; Afar State, Shewa Province , 10km N Metahara, 08°57'01"N 39°50'30"E, 980 m a. s. l., 5. GoogleMaps   VI.2015, 1♀   , leg. Pavel Kučera.

DIAGNOSIS. Total length 45–62 mm. Mesosoma and carapace dark (grey to black) with orange spots and median black strip. Base color of metasoma, pedipalps ad legs yellow or yellowish red with dark spots, reticulations and dark carinae; telson yellow; chelicerae pale yellow, reticulated only in anterior part. Pedipalp movable fingers bear 11–12 rows of granules, obviously with 12 outer and inner denticles and fixed finger with 11 outer and inner denticles. Sexual dimorphism minor; chela of pedipalp narrow in both sexes, its length to width ratio 3.5–4.3 in females and 4.1– 4.8 in males. Telson bulbous, with aculeus shorter than vesicle. Pectinal teeth number 23–28 in females and 30–35 in males.

T

Tavera, Department of Geology and Geophysics

HNHM

Hungarian Natural History Museum (Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum)

MRAC

Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale

NHMB

Natural History Museum Bucharest

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

ZMUH

Zoological Museum, University of Hanoi

EMA

Sichuan School of Chinese Materia Medica

UV

Departamento de Biologia de la Universidad del Valle

EX

The Culture Collection of Extremophilic Fungi

ET

East Texas State University

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Scorpiones

Family

Buthidae

Genus

Buthus

Loc

Buthus awashensis KovařÍk, 2011

Kovařík, František, Šťáhlavský, František & Elmi, Hassan Sh Abdirahman 2020
2020
Loc

Buthus awashensis KovařÍk, 2011: 1–6

SOUSA P. 2017: 37
KOVARIK 2011: 6
2011