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Pandinus imperator
Pandinus imperator adult
And adult emperor scorpion
Common names: Emperor scorpion
Size: 8 inches
Color: Black
Defense: Venomous sting (non-fatal)
Range: West Africa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Scorpiones
Family: Scorpionidae
Genus: Pandinus
Species: imperator
Life cycle
Viviparous birth
Emperor scorpion with young
Adult
Adult emperor scorpion



Preparation
Stage consumed: Adult
Cooking method: Frying, boiling, grilling
Parts consumed: All
Toxicity: Mild toxin in stinger, potential allergic reaction


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