About This Journal

Euscorpius is an expedient and viable medium for the publication of serious papers in scorpiology, including (but not limited to): systematics, evolution, ecology, biogeography, behavior, and general biology of scorpions. Review papers, descriptions of new taxa, faunistic surveys, lists of museum collections, and book reviews are welcome.


Since its inception in 2001, Euscorpius published 234 issues authored by 142 zoologists from 32 countries (USA, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, China, Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, The Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.) In 2002-2012, 203 new species and 14 new genera of scorpions from 55 countries (Afghanistan, Australia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, kenya, Laos, Libya, Lithuania [amber], Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar [Burma], Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Somaliland, Suriname, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Yemen) have been described in Euscorpius.

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