Microtityus Minimus - the smallest scorpion in the world

Of the 1750 types of scorpions that live on our planet are found both the real giants of two dozen centimeters, and tiny creatures that can fit on the hand pad. The smallest of similar scorpions is a view called MicroTityus Minimus.

Scorpio MicroTityus Minimus was first discovered in 2014 in the Dominican Republic in the mountains of the southern part of the country. The length of adult scorpion of this type barely reaches ten millimeters, which makes it the smallest scorpion of those known at the moment.

The type of MicroTityus Minimus lives in rocky sandy soil at an altitude of 160-170 meters above sea level and hunts in small insects.