Striped Bark Scorpion

Scientific Name: Centruroides vittatus

This type of scorpion is the most frequently encountered scorpion in the United States.
  • Size: Length: 2.5 to 3 inches
  • Diet: Insects, spiders, centipedes and even other scorpions
  • Habitat: Forests, rocky areas, and even buildings
  • Range in the Wild: North America, throughout the midsection of the U.S. and northern Mexico

Conservation Status

No special status.

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