Surazomus chavin Pinto-da-Rocha, 1996
Peruvian short-tailed whip scorpion
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Last record: May 1985
Rediscovered in September or October 2013.
Panguana, Dept. Huanuco, Peru
Biology & Ecology
Original scientific description:
Pinto-da-Rocha, R. (1996). Surazomus chavin new species, first Schizomida (Hubbardiidae, Hubardiinae) described from Peru. The Journal of Arachnology 24: 265-267.
Friedrich, Stefan. (2014). The Peruvian short-tailed whip scorpion Surazomus chavin – rediscovery after three decades and first photographic documentation. Spixiana 37(1): 131-134.