Key to the Genera
North American Scorpions
Pedipalp patella lacking ventral trichobothria (Fig. 1); inferior margin
of movable finger of chelicera bearing two large accessory teeth (Fig.
2). . . . .Go to Couplet 2
Pedipalp patella with two or more ventral trichobothria (Figs. 3-8);
inferior margin of movable finger of chelicera variable, but never with
two large accessory teeth (Figs. 9-15). . . . .Go to Couplet 4
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