Neobuthus ferrugineus ( Kraepelin, 1898 )

Kovařík, František, Lowe, Graeme, Awale, Ahmed Ibrahim, Elmi, Hassan Sh Abdirahman & Abdi, Ali, 2018, Scorpions of the Horn of Africa (Arachnida, Scorpiones). Part XVII. Revision of Neobuthus, with description of seven new species from Ethiopia, Kenya and Somaliland (Buthidae), Euscorpius 271, pp. 1-82 : 37

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5741303

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scientific name

Neobuthus ferrugineus ( Kraepelin, 1898 )
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Neobuthus ferrugineus ( Kraepelin, 1898)

( Figs. 182–212, 410, 438, Table 1)

Butheolus ferrugineus Kraepelin, 1898: 43 ; Fet & Lowe, 2000: 88; Lourenço, 2001: 177, fig. 12; Kovařík, 2003: 137 (in part); Kovařík, 2004: 4 (in part); Lourenço, 2005: 27, fig. 31; Lourenço & Qi, 2006: 91–93.

Neobuthus ferrugineus: Kraepelin, 1903: 563–564 ; Vachon, 1980: 255; Kovařík & Lowe, 2012: 3–7, figs. 60–61, 72 (in part).

TYPE LOCALITY AND TYPE DEPOSITORY. Djibouti, Gulf of Aden , Tadjura Bay , ZMUH.

TYPE MATERIAL EXAMINED. Djibouti, Gulf of Aden , Tadjura Bay, 1♂ (holotype, Figs. 213–214) , ZMUH.

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL EXAMINED. Djibouti, Barra Yer (Petit Barre), 11°18'33.56"N 42°42'39.17"E, 585 m a.s.l., I. 2017, 1♂ 2♀, FKCP, 1♂ 1♀, GLPC, leg. R. Štarha GoogleMaps .

E MENDED DIAGNOSIS. Total length 19–21 mm (male), 25–27 mm (female); carapace with area between anterior median carinae orange to partially fuscous; tergites with 3 dark stripes, median stripe flanked on either side by broad longitudinal yellow bands that may be broken by fuscosity extending across anterior tergites; pedipalp relatively slender, males with femur L/ W 2.28 –2.48, patella L/ W 2.40 –2.46, chela L/ W 4.75 –5.95; chela movable finger with 6 subrows of primary denticles, 3–4 external accessory denticles flanking proximal end of each subrow; dorsoexternal carina on pedipalp patella in female weakly indicated, ventroexternal carina absent; posterior margins of tergites without or with 1–2 pairs of macrosetae; pedipalps, legs, metasoma and telson with very short, stout macrosetae in males, and long, fine setae in females; males with sternite VII densely granular without carinae or 2 vestigial median carinae; females with sternites III– VI smooth, sternite VII finely granular with 4 vestigial carinae; metasoma I–III with median lateral carinae present in female, absent in male; lateral surfaces of metasoma I–IV densely granulated in male and smooth in female; lateral surface of metasoma V in males densely granulated, with granules separated; tarsi with relatively sparse setation, leg III of adults with 14–18 ventral macrosetae on telotarsus; pectine teeth: 18–21 (males), 16–18 (females).

ZMUH

Zoological Museum, University of Hanoi

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Scorpiones

Family

Buthidae

Genus

Neobuthus

Loc

Neobuthus ferrugineus ( Kraepelin, 1898 )

Kovařík, František, Lowe, Graeme, Awale, Ahmed Ibrahim, Elmi, Hassan Sh Abdirahman & Abdi, Ali 2018
2018
Loc

Neobuthus ferrugineus: Kraepelin, 1903: 563–564

VACHON 1980: 255
KRAEPELIN 1903: 564
1903
Loc

Butheolus ferrugineus

LOURENCO 2005: 27
LOURENCO 2001: 177
KRAEPELIN 1898: 43
1898