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-Cuban Blue Scorpion-

Heteroctenus junceus


-This small semi-arboreal species is found on the Caribbean islands of Cuba and the Dominican Reptublic. Also referred to as 'Cuban Red Scorpion'. The 'blue' in their common name refers to the slight blue coloration on the legs, tips of the chela, and terminal metasoma segments.


-The species is variable in their habitat. They are often found in warm, dry, savanna and open forests. When on the ground they seek shelter under stones  and fallen wood. They will also ascend vertical surfaces and are fond of hiding amongst epiphytic plants. 


-Adult size on this small species is 2-3.5 inches. 

Cuban Blue Scorpion

  • All sizes are approximations, as these are living creatures some variables will occur. Measurement for scorpions and Uropygi  is total length (chelicerae to full metosoma/flagellum extension) This measurement method is determined when the animal is in a normal restive state.

  • All live orders are shipped via FedEx priority overnight. All animals are guaranteed to arrive alive and in good health. For residential or business deliveries you are required to receive the package at first delivery attempt. For orders held for pick-up at shipping centers, you are required to claim the package by end of day. Otherwise the Live arrival guarantee is voided.

    In the event of a DOA I request photographic documentation of such, and notification within an hour of receiving the package. A refund of the animals purchase price will be issued or a replacement specimen scheduled for shipping. No refund of shipping costs is available. 

    Orders will be shipped in insulated shipping containers and when appropriate, will be shipped with either heating or cooling packs. 

    If you wish to combine live orders and merchandise in a single package please contact us via email to work out details regarding your order and the safest method to accomplish such. 

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