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The Genus Centruroides (Buthidae) and Its Venom

  • H. L. Stahnke
Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology / Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie book series (HEP, volume 48)

Abstract

In North America scorpions of medical importance belong to the genus Centruroides Marx (1889) of the family Buthidae (Simon, 1879) and the superfamily Buthoidea (Birula, 1917). The name Centururus is a synonym for Centruroides but the latter is correct as explained by Pocock (1920f), who is also quoted by Stahnke (1971). The type species is Centruroides exilicauda (Wood) (1863b), one of the species designated by Marx (1889) as a Centruroides.

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Venom Gland Morphine Sulfate Scorpion Venom Intergeneric Relationship Scorpion Sting 
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