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Escorpión dorado

Common Name Escorpión dorado

Scientific Name Leiurus quinquestriatus

Species Arachnid

Family/Group Scorpions

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  • franz rodrigo garcia villarroel wrote on Jan 25, 2014:

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Description

The deathstalker is regarded as a highly dangerous species because its venom is a powerful cocktail of neurotoxins, with a correspondingly low LD50 rating. Fortunately, while a sting from this scorpion would be extremely painful, it would be unlikely to kill an otherwise healthy, adult human. However, young children, the old, or infirm (such as those with a heart condition) would be at much greater risk. Additionally, any envenomation runs the risk of anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction to the venom.

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