Did you know…. The Striped Bark Scorpion are the most common and wide spread scorpion in Texas. They are inactive during the day and come out at night in order to maintain their body temperature and their water levels. Keep a close eye out for these nasty creatures. Their stings are very painful and can cause swelling, itching, burning and even an allergic reaction. As of now, humans are safe from lethal scorpion in Texas, but you never want to risk a sting.