Additions to the scorpion fauna (Arachnida: Scorpiones) of Kerala, India, with an illustrated key to the genera

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K. Aswathi
P. M. Sureshan


Twospecies of scorpions ( Arachnida : Scorpiones) viz., LychaslaevifronsPocock and Heterometrus flavimanus (Pocock) are reported for the first time form Kerala and an illustrated key to the  genera and checklist of scorpion species of Kerala are  provided. Currently    21species under 09genera of scorpions are known from the state.

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