Euscorpius avcii

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Euscorpius avcii

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Neoscorpionina 

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: Euscorpiidae
Genus: Euscorpius
Species: Euscorpius avcii

Name[edit]

  • Euscorpius avcii Tropea, Yagmur, Koç, Yesilyurt & Rossi, 2012
Holotype: MTAS, ♂.
Type locality: Dilek Peninsula National Park, Canyon, Dilek Peninsula, near Davutlar Town, Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey, 07.10.2005, leg. H. Koç.
Etymology: The specific epithet refers to Dr. Aziz Avcı who is a Turkish herpetologist and the new species is named after him for his kind contributions to collecting scorpion species and his friendship.

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