Armas, L. F. de & M. Seiter. (2013). Phrynus gervaisii (Pocock, 1894) is a junior synonym of Phrynus barbadensis (Pocock, 1893) (Amblypygi: Phrynidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología, 23: 128-132.
The comparison of topotypes of Phrynus barbadensis (Pocock, 1893) with specimens of Phrynus gervaisii (Pocock, 1894) from Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago demonstrated that the last species is a junior synonym of the former. Also, for the first time, this species is recorded from Aruba (Netherland Antilles).
Seiter, M. & C. Turiel. (2013). First record of Androctonus australis (Linnaeus, 1758) from Jordan (Scorpiones: Buthidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología, 23: 95-98.
This study reports the first record of the species for the Jordanian scorpion fauna. Androctonus australis (Linnaeus, 1758) is herein recorded next to Al Zarqa‘ city, Al Zarqa‘ province. Body measurements and comparison with similar Androctonus Ehrenberg, 1828 species in this area are provided.