Leuirus quinquestriatus (Ehrenberg, 1928)
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|Common name:||Death Stalker|
|Scientific Name:||Leiurus Quinquestriatus|
|Range:||Northern Africa and Middle East countries|
|Full Grown Size:||4-5"|
|Diet:||Young can eat Pinhead crickets, small roaches, meal worms. Adults can eat large crickets, roaches, super worms.|
|Housing:||Adults large critter keeper, 5 gallon tank, or rubbermaid type container. Young can live in small critter keepers or large deli cups|
|Substrate Depth/Type:||4" of sand with rocks or hides. Sand should be wet down, packed and allowed to dry to provide a stable burrowing substrait|
|More Info:||The Deathstalker, being true to its name, is the most venomous species of scorpion known. It is even more venomous than King Cobras. A sting from a Leiurus quinquestriatus will require medical attention.
THIS SPECIES SHOULD ONLY BE KEPT BY VERY EXPERIENCED KEEPERS.