Lourenço W.R. 2012. More about the genus Chaerilus Simon, 1877 in Vietnam and Cambodia, with descriptions of two new species (Scorpiones: Chaerilidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.21. No.3: 235–241 [in English].

Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Département Systématique et Evolution, UMR7205, CP 053, 57 rue Cuvier 75005 Paris, France: e-mail: arachne@mnhn.fr

KEY WORDS: scorpion, Chaerilus, new species, Vietnam, Cambodia.

ABSTRACT. Two new species of Chaerilus are described from Southeast Asia: C. anneae sp.n. from southern Vietnam and C. kampuchea sp.n. from Cambodia. These new species are compared to the other Chaerilus species known from Southeast Asia and Indonesian islands. This study suggests that different species are not too much distinct morphologically, rather corresponding to micro-endemic populations. Molecular studies, now in preparation, are deemed to bring further evidence to favour or refute this hypothesis.

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