Scorpions of pishin, Orthochirus carinatus pishinis (Buthidae, arachnida) a new record in scorpion fauna of (Baluchistan) Pakistan

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Scorpions of pishin, Orthochirus carinatus pishinis (Buthidae, arachnida) a new record in scorpion fauna of (Baluchistan) Pakistan

Syed Inamullah, Asmatullahkakar, Rehmatullah, Syedashrafuddin, Syedabdul Nasir, Syed asmatullah
Int. J. Biosci.16( 2), 124-129, February 2020.
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A new sub species of scorpion, Orthochirus carinatus pishinis sp. (Buthidae), is described. The aim of this research was to identify the exact taxonomy of black scorpion (O.carinatus pishinis).Thespecimens were collected in various localities of district pishin Baluchistan (Pakistan). Total 121 Orthochirus species were collected in three field trips purposively at night and day time from March to September 2019.Result showed that Orthochirus carinatus pishinis is reported for the first time from pishin, Baluchistan.


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