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BARK SCORPIONS

Physical Characteristics of Bark Scorpions in Las Vegas

  • Body is segmented into three distinct parts
  • Exoskeleton is dense and resistant to damage and glows when exposed to ultraviolet light of specific wavelengths
  • Scorpions in Las Vegas can have up to 12 eyes
  • A telson, or stinger, at end of the tail contains glands filled with venom

 

Behavior of Scorpions in Las Vegas

  • Nocturnal and a digger, preferring to exist underground
  • Display photophobic behavior, which is a fear of light
  • Unlike most scorpions, the Bark Scorpion likes to congregate in large groups

 

Food Sources

  • Carnivorous and cannibalistic, with a preference to spiders, small lizards and other scorpions

 

Las Vegas Scorpion Life Cycle

  • Offspring develop inside the female for up to a year
  • Each litter can yield up to 50
  • Scorpions live up to 15 years

 

Related Information and Warnings

  • The venom from a scorpion sting can result in severe pain and numbness. Seek medical attention immediately if you have been stung.

 

Prevent a medical emergency and call Fischer’s Pest control today at (702) 348-9278  to resolve your Las Vegas scorpion problem.