TitleBlue Death
The close proximity of the blacklight coupled with the lowered exposure really brings out her textured body. Alexial is a deathstalker scorpion, Leiurus quinquestriatus.  In normal light she looks like this: www.flickr.com/photos/furryscalyman/356870862   You should NEVER leave a blacklight on a scorpion long-term. The intense UV rays will eventually kill the nocturnal animal. Some pet stores market scorpion habitats with blacklights because they look cool, but they don't tell you the facts.
Original URLhttps://farm1.staticflickr.com/180/375494893_18682dd47c_o.jpg
photographerMatt Reinbold
providerFlickr: EOL Images
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith