Check List 11(1): e19154, doi: 10.15560/11.1.1556
New record and occurrence map of Tityus serrulatus Lutz & Mello, 1922 (Scorpiones, Buthidae) in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil
expand article infoConrado Mario da Rosa, Arthur Diesel Abegg, Leandro Malta Borges, Gabriela S. S Bitencourt, Rocco Alfredo Di Mare
‡ Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil
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The Brazilian scorpion Tityus serrulatus is recorded for the first time in the central region of Rio Grande do Sul, thus filling a gap of 567 km in its distribution. A specimen of the scorpion was collected in the urban area of the municipality of Santa Maria (29°43′51.31″ S, 053°48′5.74″ W) on 31 June 2014. A map was generated with the points of occurrence of the species in the state.
Tityus serrulatus; Rio Grande do Sul; Santa Maria; geographical distribution