Author: Brian Mora
#8 Arabian fat-tailed scorpion
The Arabian fat-tailed scorpion is a species of dangerous scorpion usually found in North Africa and the Middle East.
#7 Tityus serrulatus
Tityus serrulatus, the Brazilian yellow scorpion, is a species of scorpion belonging to the family Buthidae. It is native to Brazil and its venom is extremely toxic. It is considered the most dangerous scorpion in Brazil.
#6 Emperor scorpion
The Emperor scorpion, Pandinus imperator, is a species of scorpion native to the rainforests and savannas of West Africa. It is one of the largest scorpions in the world and lives for 6–8 years. Its body is black, but like other scorpions, glows pastel green or blue under ultraviolet light.
#5 Deathstalker scorpion
The Deathstalker is a species of scorpion and a member of the Buthidae family. It is also known as the Palestine yellow scorpion, Omdurman scorpion, Naqab desert scorpion and by many other colloquial names. Because of the commercial captive trade of the animal, this particular scorpion has been called by many names.
#4 Parabuthus transvaalicus
Parabuthus transvaalicus is a species of venomous scorpion from the semi-arid parts of southern Africa.
#3 Arizona bark scorpion
The Arizona bark scorpion is a small, light brown scorpion common to the Sonoran Desert in southwest United States and northwestern Mexico. An adult male can reach 8 cm in length, while a female is slightly smaller, with a maximum length of 7 cm.
#2 Hottentotta tamulus
Hottentotta tamulus, the Indian red scorpion, is a species of scorpion belonging to the family Buthidae. It can be found throughout India, eastern Pakistan and the eastern lowlands of Nepal, and has been most recently found in Sri Lanka.
#1 Androctonus australis
The Androctonus australis is a hardy desert scorpion from North Africa, Somalia, the Middle East, Pakistan and India. A. australis, along with A. amoreuxi and Pandinus imperator, is the most commonly available scorpion found in the exotic animal trade.