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Poisonous animals
 
Cnidarians (Jellyfish, Corals and Anemones)
 
Venomous fish
 
Scorpions
 
Spiders
 
Hymenopterans (Bees, Wasps and Ants)
 
Sea snakes
 
Terrestrial snakes
 
Miscellaneous animals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Distribution of scorpions

Scorpions of medical importance

 

North America

Centruroides exilicauda (=C. sculpturatus)

Mexico and Central America

Centruroides sp.

(Tityus sp.)

South America and the West Indies

Bothriurus sp.

Centruroides sp.

Tityus sp.

Europe

(Buthus sp.)

Mesobuthus gibbosus gibbosus

North Africa, Near and Middle East

Androctonus sp.
Buthacus arenicola

Buthus sp.
Hemiscorpius lepturus

Leiurus sp.
Nebo hierochonticus

Odontobuthus doriae

Central and Southern Africa

Parabuthus sp.
Buthotus trilineatus

(Lychas sp.)
(Uroplectes sp.)

The Far East

Mesobuthus martensi

Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia

Androctonus sp.
Heterometrus bengalensis (= Palamneus bengalensis)

Hottentotta tamulus

Australia and the Pacific Islands

No medically important species.