Abstract. Abstract. In recent publications about the genus Scorpio Linnaeus, 1758, it was suggested that the population
previously cited from the Tassili N’Ajjer Mountains in the South of Algeria, could represent a distinct species.
Intensive investigation in the collections of the Natural History Museum in Paris, led to the location of the only
known specimen collected by F. Bernard in 1949. The present study of this female specimen confirms its position