I'm still looking for anyone who may have information on Black Emperor
Scorpions. I've got two of them and would like any info anyone has.
This is the largest living species of scorpion. It is a forest dwelling
species which forms burrows. IN the wild, a favorite diet is millipedes.
***s can reach 8 inches. There is considerable variation in this
species size, some are the 8 inch giants and some only get 4 to 6 inches.
Compared to the female, the male's pectinal teeth will be significantly
The emperor scorpion reaches *** maturity after 6-7 molts which can
require 3.5 to 7 years.
Emperor scorpions can live 5 to 8 years, females probably live longer than
These scorpions should be kept on barely moist peat moss or dampened
vermiculite sever inches deep to allow them to dig burrows. The temperature
should be 78 to 85 F. Shelters should be provided. They can be kept in
groups. They will breed readily in captivity.
Buy the book, my fingers are tired.
Hope this helps,
10. Emperor Scorpion