Paruroctonus xanthus (Gertsch & Soledad, 1966)
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Swimmer Scorpion

The photo of this Paruroctonus xanthus was taken in a sand dune in Western Arizona. My wife calls them "Swimmers", a reference to their ability to live and move in Sand.
It was at approximately 500 feet elevation. Total length is about 2 inches.

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