Key to the Genera
North American Scorpions
Dentate margins of pedipalp chela fingers armed with five to seven
oblique subrows of primary granules (Fig. 22); spiracles small, round
to short-ellipsoid (Fig. 24 and 25). . . . .Go to Couplet
Dentate margins of pedipalp chela fingers armed with one to seven continuous
subrows of primary granules (Fig. 23); spiracles long-ellipsoid to slitlike
(Fig. 26). . . . .
Go to Couplet 11
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