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Uroplectes lineatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Scorpiones
Suborder: Neoscorpionina
Superfamily: Buthoidea
Family: Buthidae
Genus: Uroplectes
Species: U. lineatus
Binomial name
Uroplectes lineatus
(Koch, 1844)[1 ]

Uroplectes lineatus is a scorpion, endemic to the Western Cape of South Africa.[2 ] U. lineatus is noted for is a clinically important vemom .[3]


  1. ^ "species Uroplectes lineatus (C. L. Koch, 1844)" (in English). Retrieved 3 January 2010.  
  2. ^ "Uroplectes (lesser thick-tailed scorpions)" (in English). Iziko South African Museum. Retrieved 3 January 2010.  
  3. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 1315. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.  

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