Scientific Publications

Engelbrecht, I. and Prendini, L. 2011. An assessment of the taxonomic resolution of southern African trapdoor spiders (Araneae: Ctenizidae; Cyrtaucheniidae; Idiopidae) and implications for their conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation 19(1): DOI 10.1007/s10531-011-0115z.
Ochoa, J.A., Ojanguren-Affilastro, A.A., Mattoni, C.I., and Prendini, L. 2011. Systematic revision of the genus Orobothriurus Maury, 1976 (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae), with discussion of the altitude record for scorpions. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 359: 1–90.
Ojanguren-Affilastro, A.A., Ochoa, J.A., Mattoni, C.I., and Prendini, L. 2010. Systematic revision of the granulatus group of Urophonius Pocock 1893 (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae) with description of a new species from central Chile. American Museum Novitates 3695: 1-40. PDF
Prendini, L. and Esposito, L.A. 2010. A reanalysis of Parabuthus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) phylogeny with a description of two new Parabuthus species endemic to the Central Namib gravel plains, Namibia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 159(3):673-710. PDF
Ochoa, J.A., Botero-Trujillo, R., and Prendini, L. 2010. On the troglomorphic scorpion Troglotayosicus humiculum (Scorpiones, Troglotayosicidae), with first description of the adults. American Museum Novitates 3691: 1–19. PDF
Prendini, L. 2010. Order Scorpiones C.L. Koch, 1837. Pp. 321–330 In: Gerlach, J. and Marusik, Y. (Eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles Islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, UK. PDF
Prendini, L., Francke, O.F. and Vignoli, V. 2010. Troglomorphism, trichobothriotaxy and typhlochactid phylogeny (Scorpiones, Chactoidea): More evidence that troglobitism is not an evolutionary dead-end. Cladistics 26: 117–142. Cover PDF
Ochoa, J.A. and Prendini, L. 2010. The genus Hadruroides Pocock, 1893 (Scorpiones: Iuridae) in Peru: New records and descriptions of six new species. American Museum Novitates 3687: 1–56. PDF
Prendini, L., Esposito, L.A., Huff, J.C. and Volschenk, E.S. 2009. Redescription of Rhopalurus abudi Armas & Marcanoi Fondeur (Scorpiones: Buthidae), with first description of the male and first record from Hispaniola. Journal of Arachnology 37: 206–244. PDF
Francke, O.F., Vignoli, V. and Prendini, L. 2009. A new species of Typhlochactas (Scorpiones, Typhlochactinae) from eastern Mexico. American Museum Novitates 3647: 1–11. PDF
Huff, J.C. and Prendini, L. 2009. On the African whip scorpion, Etienneus africanus (Hentschel, 1899) (Thelyphonida: Thelyphonidae), with a redescription based on new material from Guinea-Bissau and Senegal. American Museum Novitates 3658: 1–17. PDF
Vignoli, V. and Prendini, L. 2009. Systematic revision of the troglomorphic scorpion family Typhlochactidae (Scorpiones: Chactoidea). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 326: 1–94. Cover PDF
Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S., Van den Berg, A. and Prendini, L. 2009. Spiders and scorpions (Arachnida: Araneae, Scorpiones) of the Nylsvley Nature Reserve, South Africa. Koedoe 51(1): 1–9. DOI: 10.4102/koedoe.2009.161. PDF
Ochoa, J.A.and Chaparro, J.C. 2008. A new scorpion species of the genus Hadruroides (Scorpiones: Caraboctoninae) from inter Andean valleys of Peru . Revista Peruana de Biología 15(1): 5-10. PDF
Huff, J.C., Viquez, C., and Prendini, L. 2008. Redescription of Mimoscorpius pugnator (Butler, 1872) (Arachnida: Thelyphonida), with first description of the female. American Museum Novitates 3633: 1–9. PDF
Kamenz, C. and Prendini, L. 2008. An atlas of book lung ultrastructure in the Order Scorpiones (Arachnida). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 316: 1–259. Popular Press Coverage 1 2
Prendini, L. and Bird, T.L. 2008. Scorpions of the Brandberg Massif, Namibia: Species richness inversely correlated with altitude. African Invertebrates 49(2): 77–107. PDF
Volschenk, E.S., Mattoni, C.I. and Prendini, L. 2008. Comparative anatomy of the mesosomal organs of scorpions (Chelicerata, Scorpiones), with implications for the phylogeny of the order. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 651-675. PDF
Francke, O.F. and Prendini, L. 2008. Phylogeny and classification of the giant hairy scorpions, Hadrurus Thorell (Iuridae Thorell): A reappraisal. Systematics and Biodiversity 6(2): 205-223. PDF
Vignoli, V. and Prendini, L. 2008. A new species of Akentrobuthus Lamoral, 1976 (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from the Republic of Benin (Western Africa). Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 4: 61-70. PDF
Volschenk, E.S. and Prendini, L. 2008. Aops oncodactylus gen. et sp. nov., the first troglobitic urodacid (Chelicerata: Scorpiones), with a re-assessment of cavernicolous, troglobitic and troglomorphic scorpions. Invertebrate Systematics 22: 235-257. PDF
Dunlop, J.A., Tetlie, O.E. and Prendini, L. 2008. Reinterpretation of the Silurian scorpion Proscorpius osborni (Whitfield): Integrating data from Palaeozoic and Recent scorpions. Palaeontology 51(2): 303–320. PDF
Ochoa, J.A. and Ojanguren Affilastro, A. 2007. Systematics and distribution of Brachistosternus (Brachistosternus) ehrenbergii (Gervais, 1841), with the first record of stridulation in this genus Brachistosternus (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 42:61–69. PDF
Russell, K.N., Do, T.M., Huff, J.C., Platnick, N.I. 2007. Introducing SPIDA-Web: Wavelets, Neural Networks and Internet Accessibility in an Image-Based Automated Identification System. pp. 131-152 In: MacLeod, N. (Ed.) Automated Taxon Identification in Systematics. PDF
Ojanguren-Affilastro, A.A., Agusto, P., Pizarro-Araya, P., Mattoni, C.I. 2007. Two new scorpion species of genus Brachistosternus (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae) from northern Chile. Zootaxa 1623: 55–68. PDF
Mattoni, C.I. 2007. The genus Bothriurus (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae) in Patagonia. Insect Systematics and Evolution 38(1): 1-22. PDF
Harvey, M.S., Volschenk, E.S. 2007. A review of some Australian Chernitidae: Sundochernes, Troglochernes, and a new genus (Pseudoscorpiones). Journal of Arachnology 35:238–277. PDF
Francke, O.F. 2007. Scorpions (Arachnida, Scorpiones) from Frontera Corozal, in the Lacandona rainforest, Chiapas, México, with the description of a new species of Diplocentrus (Diplocentridae). Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 78: 69- 77. PDF
Francke, O.F., Gonzalez-Santillan, E. 2007. A new species belonging to the Vaejovis puntiplapi group (Scorpiones, Vaejovidae) from southern Mexico. Journal of Arachnology 34:586–591. PDF
Baldo, L., Prendini, L., Corthals, A. and Werren, J. 2007. Wolbachia are present in southern African scorpions and cluster with supergroup F. Current Microbiology 55: 367–373. PDF
Ojanguren Affilastro, A.A., Mattoni, C.I. and Prendini, L. 2007. The genus Brachistosternus (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae), in Chile, with descriptions of two new species. American Museum Novitates 3564: 1–44. PDF
Ramírez, M.J., Coddington, J.A., Maddison, W.P., Midford, P., Prendini, L., Miller, J., Griswold, C.E., Hormiga, G., Sierwald, P., Scharff, N., Benjamin, S.P. and Wheeler, W.C. 2007. Linking of digital images to phylogenetic data matrices using a morphological ontology. Systematic Biology 56(2): 283–294. PDF
Wirkner, C.S. and Prendini, L. 2007. Comparative morphology of the hemolymph vascular system in scorpions – a survey using corrosion casting, MicroCT and 3D-reconstruction. Journal of Morphology 268: 401–413. PDF
Prendini, L. "Scorpiones", in AccessScience@McGraw−Hill,, DOI 10.1036/1097−8542.607800, last modified: April 7, 2006. PDF
Mattoni, C.I., Acosta, L.E. 2006. Systematics and distribution of three Bothriurus species (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae) from central and northern Chile . Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 41(3): 235–250. PDF
Goloboff, P.A., Mattoni, C.I. , Quinteros, A.S. 2006. Continuous characters analyzed as such. Cladistics 22: 589–601. PDF
Francke, O. F., Savary, W.E. 2006. A new troglobitic Pseudouroctonus Stahnke (Scorpiones: Vaejovidae) from northern México Zootaxa 1302: 21–30. PDF
Prendini, L., Volschenk, E.S., Maaliki, S., and Gromov, A.V. 2006. A ‘living fossil’ from Central Asia: The morphology of Pseudochactas ovchinnikovi Gromov, 1998 (Scorpiones: Pseudochactidae), with comments on its phylogenetic position. Zoologischer Anzeiger 245: 211–248. PDF
Roig-Juñent, S., Domínguez, M.C., Flores, G.E., and Mattoni, C.I. 2006. Biogeographic history of South American arid lands. A view from its arthropods. Journal of Arid Environments 66: 404–420. PDF
Mercurio, R. 2006. New centipede records from Long Island, New York. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 113(3–4): 232–233. PDF
Ojanguren Affilastro, A.A. and Mattoni, C.I. 2006. A new species of Brachistosternus from Chilean central Andes (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna & Environment 41: 79-85. PDF
Prendini, L. 2006. New South African flat rock scorpions (Liochelidae: Hadogenes). American Museum Novitates 3502: 1–32. PDF
Ochoa, J.A. 2005. Patrones de distribución de escorpiones de la región andina en el sur peruano. Revista Peruana de Biología 12(1): 49-68. PDF
Ochoa, J. A. 2005. Brachistosternus ninapo una nueva especie (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae) de los Andes occidentales en el sur del Perú. Revista Peruana de Biología 11(2):139-148. PDF
Mattoni, C.I. and Acosta L.E. 2005. A new species of Bothriurus (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae) from Brazil. Journal of Arachnology 33: 735-744. PDF
Mattoni, C.I. 2005. Tergal and sexual anomalies in bothriurid scorpions (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae). Journal of Arachnology 33: 622–628. PDF
Monod, L. and Lourenço, W.R. 2005. Hemiscorpiidae (Scorpiones) from Iran, with descriptions of two new species and notes on biogeography and phylogenetic relationships. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 112(4): 869–941. PDF
Prendini, L. 2005. New records and observations on the natural history of Lisposoma elegans and Lisposoma josehermana (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae). American Museum Novitates 3487: 1-11. PDF
Prendini, L. 2005. On Hadogenes angolensis Lourenço 1999 syn. n. (Scorpiones, Liochelidae), with a redescription of H. taeniurus (Thorell 1876). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 112(2): 1–28. PDF1 PDF2
Prendini, L. 2005. Comment on “Identifying spiders through DNA barcodes”. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83(3): 481–491. PDF
Prendini, L. 2005. Scorpion diversity and distribution in southern Africa: Pattern and process. pp. 25–68 In: Huber, B.A., Sinclair, B.J. & Lampe, K.-H. (Eds.) African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Tropical Biology, Museum Alexander Koenig, Bonn. Springer Verlag, New York. PDF1 & PDF2
Prendini, L. and Wheeler, W.C. 2005. Scorpion higher phylogeny and classification, taxonomic anarchy, and standards for peer review in online publishing. Cladistics 21: 446-494. PDF
Prendini, L., Weygoldt, P. and Wheeler, W.C. 2005. Systematics of the Damon variegatus group of African whip spiders (Chelicerata: Amblypygi): Evidence from behaviour, morphology and DNA. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 5: 203–236. PDF
Shelley, R.M. and Mercurio, R. 2005. Ectonocryptoides quadrimeropus, a new centipede genus and species from Jalisco, Mexico; proposal of Ectonocryptopinae, analysis of subfamilial relationships, and a key to subfamilies and genera of Scolopocryptopidae (Scolopendromorpha). Zootaxa 1094: 25–40. PDF
Vignoli,V., Salomone, N., Caruso, T., and Bernini, F. 2005. The Euscorpius tergestinus (C.L. Koch, 1837) complex in Italy:Biometrics of sympatric hidden species (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae) Zoologischer Anzeiger 244: 97–113. PDF
Volschenk, E.S. 2005. A new technique for examining surface morphosculpture of scorpions. Journal of Arachnology 33: 820-825. PDF
Ochoa, J. A. 2004. Filogenia del género Orobothriurus y descripción de un nuevo género de Bothriuridae (Scorpiones). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 9:43-73. PDF
Coddington, J.A., Giribet, G., Harvey, M.S., Prendini, L., and Walter, D.E. 2004. Arachnida. pp. 296–318 In: Cracraft, J. and Donoghue, M. (Eds.) Assembling the Tree of Life. Oxford University Press, Oxford. PDF1 PDF2 PDF3
Druce, D., Hamer, M., Slotow, R. and Prendini, L. 2004. Checklist of millipedes (Diplopoda), centipedes (Chilopoda) and scorpions (Arachnida: Scorpionida) from a savanna ecosystem, Limpopo Province, South Africa. African Invertebrates 45: 315–322. PDF
González Santillán, E. 2004. Diversidad, taxonomía y hábitat de alacranes. pp. 25-35 In: García, A.N. & Ayala R. (Eds.) Artrópodos de Chamela. Institito de Biologia, UNAM, México. PDF
González Santillán, E., Sissom, W.D., and Pérez, T.M. 2004. Description of the male of Vaejovis sprousei Sissom, 1990 (Scorpiones: Vaejovidae). Texas Memorial Museum, Speleological Monographs 6: 9-12. PDF
Goloboff, P.A., Mattoni, C.I. and Quinteros, A.S. 2004. Continuous characters analyzed as such. Cladistics 20: 595. PDF
Isbister, G.K., Volschenk, E.S., and Seymour, J.E. 2004. Scorpion stings in Australia: Five definite stings and a review. Internal Medicine Journal 34: 427–430. PDF
Mattoni, C.I. and Peretti A.V. 2004. The giant and complex genital plug of the asper group of Bothriurus (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae): morphology and comparison with other genital plugs in scorpions. Zoologischer Anzeiger 243(1-2): 75-84. PDF
Monod, L. and Volschenk, E.S. 2004. Liocheles litodactylus (Scorpiones: Liochelidae): An unusual new Liocheles species from the Australian Wet Tropics (Queensland). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 49(2): 675–690. PDF
Prendini, L. 2004. Revision of Karasbergia Hewitt (Scorpiones: Buthidae), a monotypic genus endemic to southern Africa. Journal of Afrotropical Zoology 1: 77–93. PDF
Prendini, L. 2004. On the Scorpions of Gabon and neighboring countries, with a reassessment of the synonyms attributed to Babycurus buettneri Karsch and a redescription of Babycurus melanicus Kovaík. California Academy of Sciences Memoir 28: 235–267. PDF
Prendini, L. 2004. The systematics of southern African Parabuthus Pocock (Scorpiones, Buthidae): Revisions to the taxonomy and key to the species. Journal of Arachnology 32(1): 109–186. PDF
Prendini, L. 2004. Systematics of the genus Pseudolychas Kraepelin (Scorpiones: Buthidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97(1): 37-63. PDF
Prendini, L., Crowe, T.M., and Wheeler, W.C. 2004. Burrowing scorpion phylogeny and the evolution of paleodrainage systems in southern Africa. Cladistics 20: 93. PDF
Prendini, L., and Wheeler, W.C. 2004. Assembling the Scorpion Tree of Life: Phylogeny of extant scorpions based on molecules, morphology and exemplars. Cladistics 20: 602–603. PDF
Sissom, W.D. and González Santillán, E. 2004. A new species and new records for the Vaejovis nitidulus group, with a key to the Mexican species (Scorpiones, Vaejovidae). Texas Memorial Museum, Speleological Monographs 6: 1-8. PDF
Ochoa, J. A. 2003. Nueva especie de Brachistosternus Pocock (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae) del Sur del Perú. Revista Peruana de Biología 9(2):55-63. PDF
Ochoa, J. A. and Acosta, L. E. 2003. Una nueva especie de Orobothriurus (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae) del Santuario Nacional Ampay, Apurímac, Perú. Revista Peruana de Entomología 43:1-6. PDF
Acosta, L.E. and Mattoni, C.I. 2003. Scorpio chilensis Molina, 1782 (currently Bothriurus chilensis: Arachnida, Scorpiones): Proposed suppression of the specific name. Case 3246. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 60(2): 113–116. PDF
Isbister, GK, Volschenk, E.S., Balit, C.R., and Harvey, M.S. 2003. Australian scorpion stings: A prospective study of definite stings. Toxicon 41: 877–883. PDF
Fet, V., Soleglad, M.E., Gantenbein, B., Vignoli, V., Salomone, N., Fet, E.V. and Schembri, P.J. 2003. New data on the “Euscorpius carpathicus” species complex (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae) from Italy, Malta, and Greece: evidence from mitochondrial DNA and morphology. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110: 355-379. PDF
Prendini, L. 2003. Revision of the genus Lisposoma Lawrence 1928 (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae). Insect Systematics and Evolution 34: 241–264. PDF
Prendini, L. 2003. Discovery of the male of Parabuthus muelleri, and implications for the phylogeny of Parabuthus (Scorpiones: Buthidae). American Museum Novitates 3408: 1–24. PDF
Prendini, L., Crowe, T.M. and Wheeler, W.C. 2003. Systematics and biogeography of the family Scorpionidae Latreille, with a discussion of phylogenetic methods. Invertebrate Systematics 17(2): 185–259. PDF
Prendini, L. 2003. A new genus and species of bothriurid scorpion from the Brandberg Massif, Namibia, with a reanalysis of bothriurid phylogeny and a discussion of the phylogenetic position of Lisposoma Lawrence. Systematic Entomology 28: 1–24. PDF
Roig-Juñent, S., Flores, G.E. and Mattoni, C.I.. 2003. Consideraciones biogeográficas de la precordillera (Argentina), basadas en artrópodos epígeos. pp. 275-288, In: Una perspectiva latinoamericana de la Biogeografía, J.J. Morrone and J. Llorente Bousquets (eds.), México D.F., México. PDF
Vignoli, V., Kovařík, F. and Crucitti, P. 2003. Scorpiofauna of Kashan (Esfahan Province, Iran) (Arachnida, Scorpiones). Euscorpius 9: 1–7. PDF
Ochoa, J. A. and Acosta, L. E. 2002. Orobothriurus atiquipa, a new Bothriurid species (Scorpiones) from Lomas in Southern Peru. The Journal of Arachnology 30:98-103. PDF
Ochoa, J. A. and Acosta, L. E. 2002. Two New Andean Species of Brachistosternus Pocock (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae). Euscorpius: Occasional Publications in Scorpiology 2:1-13. PDF
Acosta, L. E. and Ochoa J. A. 2002. Lista de los escorpiones bolivianos (Chelicerata: Scorpiones), con notas sobre su distribución. Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 61(3-4):15-23. PDF
Burke, R.L. and Mercurio, R.J. 2002. Food habits of a New York population of Italian wall lizards, Podarcis sicula (Reptilia, Lacertidae). American Midland Naturalist 147: 368–375. PDF
Dyason, K., Brandt, W., Prendini, L., Verdonck, F., Tytgat, J., Du Plessis, J., Müller, G. and Van der Walt, J. 2002. Determination of species-specific components in the venom of Parabuthus scorpions from southern Africa using matrix-assisted laser desorption time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 16: 768–773. PDF
Harvey, M.S. and Volschenk, E.S. 2002. A forgotten scorpion: The identity of Buthus flavicruris Rainbow, 1896 with notes on Urodacus manicatus (Thorell). Records of the Western Australian Museum 21: 105–106. PDF
Mattoni, C.I. 2002. Bothriurus picunche sp. nov., a new scorpion from Chile (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 37(2): 169-174. PDF
Mattoni, C.I. 2002. Bothriurus pichicuy sp. nov., nuevo escorpión chileno del grupo vittatus (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae). Iheringia, Ser. Zool. 92(4): 81-87. PDF
Mattoni, C.I. 2002. La verdadera identidad de Bothriurus vittatus (Guérin Méneville, [1838]) (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae). Revue Arachnologique 14(5): 59-72. PDF
Nishiguchi, M.K., Doukakis, P., Egan, M., Goldstein, P.Z., Kizirian, D., Phillips, A., Prendini, L., Rosenbaum, H.C., Torres, E., Wyner, Y., DeSalle, R. & Giribet, G. 2002. DNA isolation procedures. pp. 249-287 In: DeSalle, R., Giribet, G. and Wheeler, W.C. (Eds.) Methods and Tools in Biosciences and Medicine. Techniques in Molecular Evolution and Systematics. Birkhäuser Verlag AG, Basel. PDF
Prendini, L., Hanner, R. and DeSalle, R. 2002. Obtaining, storing and archiving specimens and tissue samples for use in molecular studies. pp. 176-248 In: DeSalle, R., Giribet, G. and Wheeler, W.C. (Eds.) Methods and Tools in Biosciences and Medicine. Techniques in Molecular Evolution and Systematics. Birkhäuser Verlag AG, Basel. PDF1 PDF2 PDF3 PDF4 PDF5
Monod, L. and Lourenço, W.R. 2001. A new species of Broteochactas Pocock, 1890 from Brazilian Amazonia (Scorpiones: Chactidae). pp. 195–202 In: Fet, V. and Selden, P.A. (Eds.) Scorpions 2001. In Memoriam Gary A. Polis. British Arachnological Society, Burnham Beeches, Bucks, UK. PDF
Prendini, L. 2001. Book reviews: New volumes on the “minor” arachnid orders. Journal of Arachnology 29(3): 234–237. PDF
Prendini, L. 2001. Further additions to the scorpion fauna of Trinidad and Tobago. Journal of Arachnology 29(2): 173–188. PDF
Prendini, L. 2001. Two new species of Hadogenes (Scorpiones, Ischnuridae) from South Africa, with a redescription of Hadogenes bicolor and a discussion on the phylogenetic position of Hadogenes. Journal of Arachnology 29(2): 146–172. PDF
Prendini, L. 2001. Substratum specialization and speciation in southern African scorpions: the Effect Hypothesis revisited. pp. 113–138 In: Fet, V. and Selden, P.A. (Eds.) Scorpions 2001. In Memoriam Gary A. Polis. British Arachnological Society, Burnham Beeches, Bucks, UK. PDF
Prendini, L. 2001. Species or supraspecific taxa as terminals in cladistic analysis? Groundplans versus exemplars revisited. Systematic Biology 50(2): 290–300. PDF
Prendini, L. 2001. Phylogeny of Parabuthus (Scorpiones, Buthidae). Zoologica Scripta 30(1): 13–35. PDF
Prendini, L. 2001. A review of synonyms and subspecies in the genus Opistophthalmus C.L. Koch (Scorpiones: Scorpionidae). African Entomology 9(1): 17–48. PDF
Volschenk, E.S., Locket, N.A., and Harvey, M.S. 2001. First record of a troglobitic ischnurid scorpion from Australia (Scorpiones: Ischnuridae). pp. 161–170 In: Fet, V. and Selden, P.A. (Eds.) Scorpions 2001. In Memoriam Gary A. Polis. British Arachnological Society, Burnham Beeches, Bucks, UK. PDF
Acosta, L. E. and Ochoa, J. A. 2000. Nueva especie de Orobothriurus Maury del Perú (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae). Revue Arachnologique 13(10):135-144. PDF
Lourenço, W.R. and Monod, L. 2000. Description of a new genus and species of scorpion (Bothriuridae) from Brazil. Ekológia (Bratislava) 19(3): 145–152. PDF
Mercurio, R.J. 2000. Notes on the “Trapdoor” spider Idiops Perty, 1833. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 15(4): 124–129. PDF
Prendini, L. 2000. Chelicerata (Scorpiones). In: Kirk-Spriggs, A.H. and Marais, E. (Eds.) Dâures – Biodiversity of the Brandberg Massif, Namibia. Cimbebasia Memoir 9: 109–120. PDF
Prendini, L. 2000. A new species of Parabuthus Pocock (Scorpiones, Buthidae), and new records of Parabuthus capensis (Ehrenberg), from Namibia and South Africa. Cimbebasia 16: 201–214. PDF
Prendini, L. 2000. Phylogeny and classification of the superfamily Scorpionoidea Latreille 1802 (Chelicerata, Scorpiones): An exemplar approach. Cladistics 16(1): 1–78. PDF
Rosso de Ferradás, B. and Mattoni, C.I.. 2000. Ácaros reófilos (Acari: Hydrachnidia) de las Sierras de Córdoba (Argentina). III. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argen. 58(3-4): 109-127. PDF
Volschenk, E.S., Smith, G.T., and Harvey, M.S. 2000. A new species of Urodacus from Western Australia, with additional descriptive notes on Urodacus megamastigus (Scorpiones). Records of the Western Australian Museum 20: 57–67. PDF
Lourenço, W.R. and Monod, L. 1999. Confirmation de la validité du genre Hormiops Fage, 1933 avec redescription d’Hormiops davidovi Fage, 1933 (Scorpiones, Ischnuridae). Zoosystema 21(2): 337–344. PDF
Lourenço, W.R. and Monod, L. 1999. A new species of Ananteris from French Guyana (Scorpiones, Buthidae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 106(2): 301–306. PDF
Prendini, L., Crowe, T.M., Linder, H.P. and Wheeler, W.C. 1999. Taking the sting out of scorpion systematics: An outline of progress in understanding the systematics of Opistophthalmus C.L. Koch. American Arachnology 60: 6–7. PDF
Lourenço, W.R. and Monod, L. 1998. Redescription of Compsobuthus rugosulus (Pocock, 1900) (Scorpiones, Buthidae) based on specimens from Pakistan. Revue suisse de Zoologie 105(4): 789–796. PDF
Prendini, L. and Linder, H.P. 1998. Phylogeny of the South African species of restioid leafhoppers (Cicadellidae, Cephalelini). Entomologica Scandinavica 29: 11–18. PDF
Mattoni, C.I. and Acosta, L.E. 1997. Scorpions of the insular sierras in the Llanos District (Province of La Rioja, Argentina) and their zoogeographical links. Biogeographica 73(2): 67–80. PDF
Newlands, G. and Prendini, L. 1997. Redescription of Hadogenes zumpti (Scorpiones: Ischnuridae), an unusual rock scorpion from the Richtersveld, South Africa. South African Journal of Zoology 32(3): 76–81. PDF1 & PDF2
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