Akrav israchanani

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Akrav israchanani


Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Scorpiones
Subordo: Neoscorpionina
Familia: Akravidae
Genus: Akrav
Species: Akrav israchanani


Akrav israchanani Levy, 2007

Holotype: Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, accession number HUJsc. 2673.
Paratypes: Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, accession numbers HUJsc. 2674−2679.
Type locality: Ayalon Cave, Central District, Israel.
Etymology: A combination, derived from Israel as terra typica and a patronym in honor of Israel Na'aman, who collected the type material, and Israeli zoologist Chanan Dimentman.


  • Gershom Levy, 2007: The first troglobite scorpion from Israel and a new chactoid family (Arachnida: Scorpiones. Zoology in the Middle East, 40: 91–96, doi:10.1080/09397140.2007.10638209.