Tityus


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Tityus

(tit′ē-ŭs) [L. Tityus, fr Gr. Tityos, the name of a giant]
A genus of scorpions of the family Buthidae found principally in Central and South America.
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Assessment of biochemical and hematological parameters in rats injected with Tityus serrulatus scorpion venom.
Biochemical, transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of digestion in the scorpion Tityus serrulatus: insights into function and evolution of digestion in an ancient arthropod.
Es interesante mencionar que los seis individuos adultos que emergieron, lo hicieron en temporada invernal, es probable que lo hagan para resistir el invierno como adultos, similar al caso de Dynastes tityus (L.) en Maryland, EUA, referido por Glaser (1976), quien menciona que los adultos de D.
6), Prometheus Enchained on Mount Caucasus (otherwise known as Prometheus Chained to the Rocks of Caucasus and Tityus Punished in Hell) (c.
malabaricus Rhinella granulosa Leptodactylus podicipinus Procyon cancrivorus Rhinella icterica Ancylometes rufus Ctenus amphora Ctenus villasboasi Theraphosa blondi Rhinella Xenoxybelis argenteus proboscidea Cycloramphidae Cycloramphus Bothrops jararaca boraceiensis Dendrobatidae Dendrobates Sericopelma rubronitens auratus Baryphthengus martii Eleutherodactylidae Phyllobates Liophis epinephelus terribilis Eleutherodactylus Tityus obtusus coqui Eleutherodactylus Thecadactylus rapicauda johnstonei Eleutherodactylus Santinezia curvipes sp.
Effects of voltage-gated Na+ channel toxin from Tityus serrulatus venom on rat arterial blood pressure and plasma catecholamines.
Anuran predators of scorpions: Bufo marinus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Anura: Bufonidae), first known natural enemy of Tityus nematochirus Mello-Leitao, 1940 (Scorpiones: Buthidae).
Acute myocarditis following Tityus trinitatis envenoming: morphological and pathophysiological characteristics.