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This genus consists of only 3 species. Both species are endemic to the northern and central Namibia. They have thick tails and robust pedipalps. These scorpions are very rarely encountered due to their small size and distribution.
L. elegans has been collected using a UV light where individuals were found resting on gritty open ground. Also found under small rocks on hard surfaces. Not know whether L. elegans constructs burrows. Males are smaller and more slender than females. Male have more bulbous pedipalps. Up to 28mm in length.
L. joseehermana found in deep burrows under large boulders half imbedded in slightly damp ground, on south facing slopes. Found in vegetated areas of fairly dense, mixed mopane and acacia woodland. Also been found in caves. Distribution is the Otavi Highlands in Tsumeb and Grootfontein districts of Namibia. Up to 32mm in length.
L.haringtonii in the Brandberg Mountain range in Northern Namibia. The carapace does not have a notch at the front. Overall smooth in texture. As with many other desert living species, colouration is brownish-yellow. Although not known, it’s morphological features suggest that it shelters under rocks in rocky areas of the Brandberg mountains. Note that this species was formally names Brandbergia haringtoni.