Vaejovis platnicki Sissom 1991
Vaejovis platnicki Sissom, 1991b: 10, 12-15, fig. 31-40; Kovarík, 1998: 147; Beutelspacher, 2000: 102, 145, 147, 153, map 80; Sissom, 2000: 547; Soleglad & Fet, 2003a: 41, fig. 80; Sissom & González Santillán 2004: 6.
HOLOTYPE: Vaejovis platnicki Sissom Holotype: F (AMNH), Guayalejo, Tamaulipas, México.
Original description: Vaejovis platnicki Sissom, 1991b: 10, 12-15, fig. 31-40.
Subsequent Accounts: Sissom and Hendrickson 2005:39,40 Key to the Vaejovid Scorpion Species of Northeastern México - Dorsolateral carinae of metasoma (at least on segments I–III) with an enlarged terminal denticle; legs I–III with irregular setation (except in V. globosus, which has setal combs, – but has the enlarged terminal denticle on the metasoma); Trichobothria ib and it situated at base of chela fixed finger; Pectinal tooth counts greater than 14 in males, greater than 11 in females; pedipalp chela with ventral face rounded, with or without ventromedian carina; chela movable finger length/chela palm width ratio greater than 1.8; adults variable in size and color; Cheliceral movable finger with ventral margin smooth; Pedipalp patella with 3 esb trichobothria; Small scorpions, with adult females less than 30 mm in length; ventral submedian carinae on metasomal segments I–IV obsolete; pectinal tooth counts less than 20.............Vaejovis platnicki
distribution: NORTH AMERICA. México (San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas).
Published Records: Vaejovis platnicki Sissom Paratypes: 1F, 3 first instars (AMNH), 1F (WDS), same locality as holotype; sub F (USNM), Tampico, Tamaulipas; sub F (AMNH), 17 mi S Victoria, Tamaulipas; 1F (JAN), 25 km S Victoria, Tamaulipas; 1F (WDS), km 190 on Highway 85, Tamaulipas, México; 1F (WDS), El Tinieblo, San Luis Potosí, México.