Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Arachnida > Order: Scorpiones > Family: Buthidae > Genus: Centruroides > Species: Centruroides gracilis

Centruroides gracilis (Latreille, 1804)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Androctonus biaculeatus Lucas, 1835
Tityus mulatinus C. L. Koch, 1844
Tityus macrurus C. L. Koch, 1844
Tityus congener C. L. Koch, 1844
Tityus nebulosus C. L. Koch, 1844
Tityus denticolatus C. L. Koch, 1844
Scorpio nigrifrons Berthold, 1846
Scorpio sayi Girard, 1853
Atreus pruinosus Bellevoye, 1870
Centrurus heterurus Karsch, 1879
Centruroides subviridis Franganillo - homonymA, 1930
Centruroides nigriscens Franganillo, 1930
Rhopalurus subviridis Franganillo - homonymB, 1930
Centruroides ruber Franganillo, 1935
Centruroides pectinatissimus Moreno, 1939
Centruroides johannis Moreno, 1939

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External data

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