Alqahtani A.R. 2022. The first record of scorpion Nebo yemenensis Francke, 1980 in Saudi Arabia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.31. No.3: 299–304 [in English].

Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Bisha, P.O. Box 551, Bisha 61922, Saudi Arabia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 31.3.05

ABSTRACT. Nebo yemenensis Francke, 1980 (Arachnida: Scorpiones) is recorded for the first time in Saudi Arabia. Scorpions were collected in the southwestern region of the country, in the highlands of Asir and Jizan Provinces. Morphological description, body measurements, and ecological conditions are provided.

KEY WORDS:  Scorpiones, Nebo, Diplocentridae, ecology, Asir, Jizan, Saudi Arabia

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