American Stingers: Scorpions of the United States
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
For more information please contact the Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000 .
FIRST TUESDAY LECTURE: American Stingers: Scorpions of the United States
SPEAKER: Dr. Brent E. Hendrixson, Associate Professor & Chair of Biology, Millsaps College
How are scorpions related to spiders and other arachnids?
Are scorpions deadly?
Why do scorpions glow under a black light?
How many types of scorpions live in Mississippi and in the United States?
Come learn about the fascinating world of scorpions including their origins, medical importance, natural history, and diversity. Representative live specimens will be on display.
Included with regular museum admission. Free for Members.