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Live young are produced.
Arachnid - Scorpion
|Other Common Names
Raised areas on the upper surface are in colour contrast to the rest of the upper surface.
Carnivore. Eats small insects, particularly termites. All scorpions are cannibalistic
Lives under stones or amongst plant litter. Occasionally found under the bark of trees.
Native to Australia
A sting can cause inflammation and pain for several hours. May cause an allergic reaction.
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
|DEPI Advisory List
The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.
The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.