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The scorpions exocuticle contain two proteins, the β-carboline and 7-hydroxy-4-methylcoumarin, which under ultraviolet light, make scorpions fluoresce in the dark. Species name: Buthus occitanus

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Wild animal / Chelicerate / Arachnid / Scorpion / Buthidae scorpion / Yellow scorpion (Buthus occitanus)

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

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Colour / Bright

Behavior / Nocturnal

Europe / European Union / Spain

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Colour / Blue

Atmosphere (Ambiance) / Night

Atmosphere (Ambiance) / Twilight

Light effect / Artificial light

Shot / Overview

Species / Species particularity / Risky species / Venemous species

Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Nobody

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Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Chelicerata / Arachnida / Scorpiones / Buthidae / Buthus

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