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Old 10-19-2009, 12:21 PM
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Per wikipedia: "In the United States, scorpions are most common in southern Arizona and in a swath of land extending through central Texas and central Oklahoma. The common striped scorpion, Centruroides vittatus, reaches from northern and northeastern Mexico to southern Colorado, Kansas, southern Missouri, and Louisiana."

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Old 10-19-2009, 12:28 PM
Location: San Diego
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There are plenty of those in CO. My Uncle who lives out near Nebraska had one walk across the floor while he was watching tv. I also saw one by the garden of the gods while hiking.
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Old 10-19-2009, 01:21 PM
Location: Aurora, CO
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You'll see striped bark scorpions throughout Colorado but only very rarely. I encountered two when I lived in Craig growing up (over an 8 year span). They're fairly harmless. Unless you're allergic to their venom, the sting isn't much worse than a wasp's.
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Old 10-19-2009, 02:09 PM
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The are probably most common in the desert areas of western Colorado--they aren't the large ones such as can be found in Arizona, but a smaller variety. They also can be a tannish color that blends in quite well--they can be hard to spot. Poisonous nonetheless.
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Old 10-19-2009, 04:45 PM
Location: Colorado Plateau
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I have been working in the field recently near Rangely and have seen 2 scorpions.
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