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Pyrelitha

chromatopelma cyaneopubescens

Friend told me it looks male, but I doubt it as most here said female on her previous molt

chromatopelma cyaneopubescens
Pyrelitha, Feb 26, 2019
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    • VanessaS
      Ventral sexing is not 100% accurate - only waiting to check the exuvia after moulting is.
    • Pyrelitha
      Well she's destroyed EVERY molt since I bought her as like a .25in sling lol.
      She turns them into wall decorations on her web, also shes made her web inside this very large open corkbark I gave her, so even if she hasn't destroyed them all they're where I cant get to.
    • Darth Molt
    • VanessaS
      @Pyrelitha Yes, it is often very difficult to sex them using their exuvia. My advice is to give it a try anyway. The spot you need to see is very small and might very well be intact enough to see spermathecae. I have been able to find it using a tiny bit of torn up exuvia. It will be more difficult if they are male, but if there is spermathecae you might still be able to find it.
    • The Grym Reaper
      My girl is a moult shredder as well, this species is a pain to vent sex, I kept going back and forth between male and female until she was in heavy pre-moult at around 3.5" when she looked fairly obviously female, I ended up pulling the moult just minutes after she was free of it to confirm.
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    Epiandrous fusillae sexing (Not Molts)
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