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Albino Scorpion

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by Lizamphid, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. GiantVinegaroon

    GiantVinegaroon Arachnoprince

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    That could also be a very nice piece of photoshopping. i won't believe it till i see a video
     
  2. kbekker

    kbekker Arachnoknight

    Then lack of that melanin would still be considered an albino, but yes It wouldn't look like that. check out the link to see a paper describing an albino scorpion...
    http://www.americanarachnology.org/JoA_free/JoA_v14_n1/JoA_v14_p101.pdf

    It appears as if melanin does play a minimal role in the pigmentation, but most of the darkening is do to sclerotization.
     
  3. Vidaro

    Vidaro Arachnobaron Old Timer

    its not photoshop im a raphic designer and specialised in photoshop i can tell if thats fake or not:)
     
  4. Vidaro

    Vidaro Arachnobaron Old Timer

    what im saying is that the darkened collour on the exoskeleton is due to sclerotization as u said and not to melanin. Its to late to reed what that file sais so ill do that tomorow.
     
  5. GiantVinegaroon

    GiantVinegaroon Arachnoprince

    dang, you serious?
     
  6. ~Abyss~

    ~Abyss~ Arachnoking Old Timer

    Yup, not photoshopped.
     
  7. calum

    calum Arachnoprince

    You can tell that ain't photshoped, but there are some very realistic 'shoped pics out there.
     
  8. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince

    Trust us, that's not photoshopped.
    It's very easy to tell a fake from a real.
     
  9. looks like an albino to me. Didn't the post say red eyes? Breed it back to a parent and you might get more.

    Curious to see it under a UV light...
     
  10. ~Abyss~

    ~Abyss~ Arachnoking Old Timer

    Already asked for pictures. Still don't think it can be an "albino" though.
     
  11. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince

    Well whatever the hell they have that gives them pigment, they lack it.

    For now lets call it albino since there is no official word for lack of "thing that causes pigment in inverts"
     
  12. ~Abyss~

    ~Abyss~ Arachnoking Old Timer

    I'm calling it the blond morph...albino just seems stupid.
     
  13. crpy

    crpy Arachnoking

    yeh but it sounds like your bias towards blondes then:?
     
  14. ~Abyss~

    ~Abyss~ Arachnoking Old Timer

    :8o sometimes....what can I say. :p
     
  15. Vidaro

    Vidaro Arachnobaron Old Timer

    what bothers me is how come we these are the only pictures of it. It looks like a full grown scorp but 3 picturres are the only pics we have. I mean if i owned THAT scorp id be flooding every single forum with pics
     
  16. ~Abyss~

    ~Abyss~ Arachnoking Old Timer

  17. Aztek

    Aztek Arachnoprince

    Bump for another thread
     
  18. H. laoticus

    H. laoticus Arachnoprince

    sorry guys, but I've just bought the scorpion :D









    haha, jk
    I wish
     
  19. The_Sandman

    The_Sandman Arachnosquire

    i would definitely buy one of these , if they where to mass produce them here in the states.