The name of animals of the class Arachnida. Scorpions have an elongated body, suddenly terminated by a long slender tail formed of six joints, the last of which terminates in an arcuated and very acute sting, which effuses a venomous liquid.
GalleriesSpiders, Mites and Scorpions
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