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Pronunciation: ha-dru'rus

Definition: A genus of scorpions found in the southwestern U.S., characterized by numerous setae on the stinger; the commonest species is Hadrurus arizonensis, the olive hairy scorpion.

[G. hadros, thick, stout, + ouro, tail]

See Also: Scorpionida

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