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A new species of the genus Scorpiops Peters, 1861, subgenus Euscorpiops Vachon, 1980 from Laos (Scorpiones: Scorpiopidae) 


Une nouvelle espèce du genre Scorpiops Peters, 1861, sous-genre Euscorpiops Vachon, 1980 du Laos (Scorpiones: Scorpiopidae) 




(1) Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Sorbonne Universités, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité (ISYEB), UMR7205 - CNRS, MNHN, UPMC, EPHE, CP 53, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France. 



Orcid : 


(2) BYG Taxa, 382 rue des Guillates, 71570 Romanèche-Thorins, France. 



Orcid :


Abstract. A new species, Scorpiops (Euscorpiops) piceus sp. n., belonging … in the family Scorpiopidae and a number of these are revalidated at the subgeneric level. 


Keywords. Scorpiones, Scorpiopidae, Scorpiops, Euscorpiops, taxonomy, new species, description, morphology, Khammouane, forest cover, Laos. 


Résumé. Une nouvelle espèce, Scorpiops (Euscorpiops) piceus sp. n., appartenant … dans la famille des Scorpiopidae est également discutée, et une partie de ceux-ci sont revalidés au niveau sous-générique. 


Mots-clés. Scorpiones, Scorpiopidae, Scorpiops, Euscorpiops, taxinomie, nouvelle espèce, description, morphologie, Khammouane, couverture forestière, Laos. 



Material and Methods 


Taxonomic treatment

Scorpiops (Euscorpiops) piceus sp. n. (Fig. 1-13)

Holotype … 

Paratypes  …

Description of the holotype (Fig. 1 - 4) 

Coloration. Head. Thorax. Elytra. Legs. Abdomen. Genitalia …

Female (Fig. 5 - 8).

Dimensions (mm). Total length, Prothoracic length, Anterior prothoracic width, Posterior prothoracic width, Maximum prothoracic width, Humeral width, Elytral length. …






Ecological notes.




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