Israeli Gold Scorpion (Scorpio maurus palmatus).
Israeli Gold Scorpion (Scorpio maurus palmatus). Scorpio maurus is a species of North African and Middle Eastern scorpion, also known as the large-clawed scorpion or Israeli gold scorpion. This is a small/medium-sized scorpion 3 inches (76 mm) from the family Scorpionidae. It has brown back and golden claws. Although its venom contains a weak neurotoxin called maurotoxin, S. maurus is not a dangerous scorpion for humans. There are no records of fatalities.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download