Androctonus Crassicauda Scorpion Venom (Fattail scorpion or fat-tailed scorpion) is the common name given to scorpions venoms of the genus Androctonus, one of the most dangerous groups of scorpions species in the world. They are found throughout the semi-arid and arid regions of the Middle East and Africa.
Androctonus Crassicauda Scorpion Venom contains powerful neurotoxins and is especially potent. Stings from Androctonus species are known to cause several human deaths each year. Several pharmaceutical companies manufacture an antivenom for treatment of Androctonus envenomations.
Androctonus Crassicauda Scorpion Venom is one of the venomous species in the Middle East and North Africa. It is also found in a wide area including Turkey (Southeastern Anatolia), Azerbaijan, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Egypt (Sinai Peninsula), Saudi Arabia, and Yemen . The venom of A. crassicauda is a potent autonomic stimulator. Severity of symptoms depends on the size of the victim, the season, and the time elapsed between sting and hospitalization.
The effects of Androctonus Crassicauda Scorpion Venom on isolated hearts, atria and anaesthetized rat blood pressure appeared to be mediated largely through stimulation of the autonomic nervous system with predominance of sympathetic stimulation and release of tissue catecholamines. Please contact us for any inquiry