A new species of Compsobuthus from Somaliland

Frantisek Kovarik recently published an article presenting a new species of


Vachon, 1949 (Buthidae) from Somaliland.

Compsobuthus maidensis

Kovarik, 2018

Compsobuthus maidensis sp. n. from Somaliland is described and fully complemented with color photos of specimens, as well as its habitat. Data on the occurrence of the genus Compsobuthus Vachon, 1949 in the Horn of Africa is summarized.


Kovarik F. Scorpions of the Horn of Africa (Arachnida, Scorpiones). Part XVI. Compsobuthus maidensis sp. n. (Buthidae) from Somaliland.

Euscorpius. 2018(260):1-11

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Family Buthidae