Volume 14, Issue 43 (Jun 2004)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2004, 14(43): 92-96 | Back to browse issues page

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Background and purpose: Çonsidering the role of scorpion in biting and the rate of morbidity and mortality which is known as one of the main health problems this study study was conducted identify scorpionsin the mountains areas of township Sari city.
Materials and methods : Ïn this is descriptive study sampling was done by cluster method samples were found from the beneath of rocks and kept in clean glass bottle date plasce of sampling etc. were recorded, then transferred to laboratory and references identification was performed with the help of stereomicroscope.
Results : Ïn this study 875 scorpin samples were collected 10.5% were male 38.85% of species were identifies as Mesobuthus eupeus eupeus and 61.5% Mesobuthus eupeus philipowitschi. Âll identified species belonged to the family of Bouthidae and 89.15% female.
Çonclusions: Referring to the obtained date it is clear that Mesobuthus eupeus eupeus and Mesobuthus eupeus philipowitschi live in the study area. There for more studies on me type of the soil, plant covering climatic and other environmental conditions is recommended to be done in the region.
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