Some biological aspects of the central Indian endemic scorpion Hottentotta jabalpurensis Kovařík, 2007 (Scorpiones: Buthidae)

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Pragya Pandey
Pratyush P. Mohapatra
D.B. Bastawade


The present study reports the distribution and bionomics of Hottentotta jabalpurensis Kovarik, 2007, a central India endemic species.  Information on courtship, maternal care, feeding habits, and kin recognition has been provided based on observations made in captivity.  Morphological and morphometric details of the pre-insemination spermatophore of the species have been detailed for the first time for the species. 

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