Appearance

  • Scorpions have 8 legs, 2 pincers and a tail (metasoma) with a stinging barb.
  • Size 2 cm – 12 cm in Australia
  • Largest scorpion 23 cm
  • They have 6 -12 eyes
  • Their colours range from dark grey to light brown or gold.
  • They are fluorescent under ultraviolet (UV) lights

scorpion

www.australianmuseum.net.au/scorpions