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A new species of Euscorpius from Tinos Island, Greece (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae)
Biological Sciences Faculty Research
  • Victor Fet, Marshall University
  • Michael E. Soleglad
  • Aristeidis Parmakelis
  • Panayiota Kotsakiozi
  • Iasmi Stathi
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The scorpion genus Euscorpius has been insufficiently studied on the Aegean Islands of Greece. We describe a new species from the Western Cyclades, E. kritscheri sp. n., from Tinos Island. The species-level status of this form is confirmed by a phylogenetic study based on multiple DNA markers. In addition, a population from nearby Andros Island is characterized as E. cf. kritscheri, which could be potentially a separate species.


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Fet, V., M. E. Soleglad, A. Parmakelis, P. Kotsakiozi & I. Stathi. 2013. A new species of Euscorpius from Tinos Island, Greece (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología, 23: 3‒10.