Table 4.

Mass, mass range and mass-specific oxygen consumption rates of the four scorpion species at 30°C

SpeciesNMass (g)Mass range (g)Mass specific O2 (ml g-1 h-1)
B. judaicus 82.5211±1.07251.1249-4.02330.107±0.029
L. quinquestriatus 93.5461±1.62831.2945-5.83850.098±0.022
S. m. fuscus 72.5357±0.84001.6095-3.77350.105±0.034
S. m. palmatus 72.2210±0.67851.4202-3.27720.105±0.028
  • Values are means ± S.D.