A large, robust (up to 90mm) psammophilic (sand-loving) scorpion common
across the Australian inland sandy areas. This species digs a spiralling burrowing
that varies in depth with rainfall, some up to 1+m deep have been found. These
scorpions have a gestation period of 18 months with 4 years spent as juveniles. Life
span has been suggested up to 20 years.