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Acanthoscurria geniculata or Aphonopelma seemani??

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by lychas, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. lychas

    lychas Arachnolord Old Timer

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    Can anyone give me an id on this t?
     

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  2. Looks like A. seemanni to me.
     
  3. bio teacher

    bio teacher Arachnoknight

    Its an A. seemanni. The orange spinnerets give it away.
     
  4. Niloticus

    Niloticus Arachnoknight Old Timer

    Certainly not an A. Genic.

    Niloticus
     
  5. matthias

    matthias Arachnobaron

    exactly.
    Here is a pic of a genic, it's not the best but you will get the idea.

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  6. Mushroom Spore

    Mushroom Spore Arachnoemperor Old Timer

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    Yeah, that looks nothing like a genic, whatever it is.
     
  7. elephantspider

    elephantspider Arachnopeon

    A. seemani all the way. Hope yours eats more...
     
  8. Moltar

    Moltar ArachnoGod

    A seemani like a mofo, yo. Orange spinnerettes all up in there!
     
  9. arachnidgirl

    arachnidgirl Arachnoknight

    Looks like an A. Seemani
     
  10. Kris-wIth-a-K

    Kris-wIth-a-K Arachnoprince Old Timer

  11. Amanda

    Amanda Arachnolord Old Timer

    And the darker color phase too. They seem to be more desirable.
     
  12. von_z

    von_z Arachnobaron

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  13. stonemantis

    stonemantis Arachnoprince Old Timer

    It's not a Acanthoscurria geniculata. If I where to guess I would guess Aphonopelma seemani due to the spinneret light brown/ orangish color.

    BTW: I think the individual pictured has molted recently and that is why it is darker in coloration. Aphonopelma seemani tend to change color when approaching a molt IME. That is if it is the species in question.