Corresponding Author

Saleh, Mostafa

Document Type

Original Article

Subject Areas

Botany, Microbiology and Zoology


Zoogeography; scorpion fauna; Buthidae; Euscorpiidae; Hemiscorpiidae; Scorpionidae; Egypt


The geographical distribution and diversity of the scorpion fauna of Egypt was examined based on a large collection covering most of the country and in view of recent revisionary systematics. Six ecologically distinct zoogeographical regions are targeted in a collection scheme. The ecological and historical biogeography of the present-day distribution of the scorpion fauna of Egypt is discussed.

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