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Bandor giant scorpion (Heterometrus cyaneus)

Kalajengking bandor or bandor giant scorpion (Heterometrus cyaneus) is an animal species in Scorpionidae, dark black with blue and shiny reflections, granules, living on the rainforest floor and dangerous stings that cause moderate to severe pain, but without further consequences.

H. cyaneus has a length of 12-15 cm and four pairs of legs, each of which has four segments. Large rectangular head with a vertical trench in the front corner to the rear and a large button in the middle at the top.

Dlium Bandor giant scorpion (Heterometrus cyaneus)

A pair of large claws grow on the left and right sides of the head, having three curved segments with wide tips, long scissors, and jagged. The long tail curved upward, six segments, the tip of a spear that was pointed and curved upward.

Bandor giant scorpion lives on the floor of tropical rain forests and wetland forests, usually under rocks or fallen trees, but will dig to a certain extent. Liked the temperature 22-28C and humidity 78-82%.

Active at night but sometimes appears in the morning. Has a rather slow movement. Telson at the end of the tail contains poison glands. Adults await prey including crickets, grasshoppers, large insects and occasional mice.



Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Scorpiones
Superfamily: Scorpionoidea
Family: Scorpionidae
Genus: Heterometrus
Species: Heterometrus cyaneus

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