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The Rate Of Scorpion Sting Incidents In Arizona Is Unusually High This Year, And Experts Believe The Reason May Be Due The Current Stay-At-Home Order

Just like spiders, ticks and mites, scorpions are arachnids, and according to new fossil evidence, they are among the most ancient of terrestrial arthropods, as they abandoned their original ocean habitat for land nearly half a billion years ago. More than 2,000 scorpion species have been documented worldwide, at least 100 of which inhabit the…
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How Do Striped Bark Scorpions Wind Up In Attics?

A person does not have to live in the southwest to know that scorpions inflict potentially deadly stings, but Arizona residents know that scorpions are also common house pests. Scorpion sting fatalities are exceptionally rare in the US thanks to the accessibility of antivenin treatments within hospitals, but the most commonly encountered scorpion species in…
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Scorpion Sting Incidents Continue To Occur Well Into The Fall Season In Arizona

More than 1,400 scorpion species have been documented around the world, the most dangerous of which inhabit African and the Middle East. In Arizona, somewhere between 40 and 60 scorpion species have been documented, but many species remain undescribed due to the difficulty in differentiating between morphologically and genetically similar specimens. Scorpion species in Arizona…
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