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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Despite medical interest in the genus Tityus, which includes scorpions responsible for many deaths and injuries in the tropics each year (Albuquerque, Santa Neto, Amorim, & Pires, 2013; Chippaux & Goyffon, 2008; Stockmann & Ythier, 2010), little information is available about the life history of many species (Lourenco, 1979a, b, 2002, 2007, 2008; Lourenco & Eickstedt, 1988; Lourenco & Cloudsley-Thompson, 1998, 2010; Matthiesen, 1971; Rouaud, Huber, & Lourenco, 2002), especially with regard to growth pattern.
Biochemical study of Tityus kaderkai (Scorpiones: Buthidae) venom with notes on its distribution and habitat in Peru
Se capturaron 109 individuos pertenecientes a cuatro especies, de las cuales Opisthacanthus elatus fue la mas frecuente (n = 53), seguido de Tityus tayrona (n = 28), Tityus asthenes (n = 26) y Ananteris columbiana (n = 2).
And two vultures eat Tityus under the earth, but four vultures eat us alive.
Hering SE, Jurca M, Vichi FL, Azevedo-Marques MM, Cupo R "Reversible cardiomyopathy" in patients with severe scorpion envenoming by Tityus serrulatus: evolution of enzymatic, electrocardiographic and echocardiographic alterations.
Koch, 1839), Tityus nematochirus Mello-Leitao, 1940, Zabiusfuscus (Thorell, 1876) and one Scorpionidae taxon: Scorpio fuscus (Ehrenberg, 1829), were used as hierarchical out-groups.
Tityus, el genero mas amplio de la familia Buthidae y de la escorpiofauna venezolana, que constituye cerca del 30% de las especies identificadas, es de importancia clinica y epidemiologica (1-3).
Buthus, Parabuthus, Mesobuthus, Tityus, Leiurus and Androctonus of Buthidae and Hemiscorpius from Hemiscorpioniidae.
Tityus represents the sufferings of a Titan whose eternally renewed liver (thought to be the centre of the passions in the sixteenth century) is consumed by an eagle.