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Species Caribena versicolor (ex Avicularia versicolor)

Discussion in 'Tarantula Pictures' started by nowhereman, Oct 2, 2004.

  1. nowhereman

    nowhereman Arachnoknight Old Timer

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    Grabbed this shot while Tiny was drinking from the side of the container this morning. Now I must have sleep...... :cool:
     
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  2. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    Beautiful spider!!! How big is it?
     
  3. nowhereman

    nowhereman Arachnoknight Old Timer

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    Yawn.....She's getting close to 3" .
     
  4. Pheonixx

    Pheonixx Arachnoprince Old Timer

    wow beauty! mine is not too far behind that. maybe 2 or 2.5"
     
  5. AlanMM

    AlanMM Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Guess my A. versicolor is a male as u can see...
    In the second pic u can clearly see its boxing gloves...
    He molted last week. Gotta look for a girl now...

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  6. chique

    chique Arachnoknight Old Timer

    Wow he's gorgeous!!!
    Trying to get hold of one myself, pretty scarce in my part of the world apparently, boo! :(
     
  7. gothmog

    gothmog Arachnosquire Old Timer

    Wow, what a beauty, good look finding a mate for him, can never have enough Versis ;)

    Chique, I got my versi sling from here a couple of months back, not the greatest price for a sling (actually it was a bit cheaper than that price, probably because they were a bit smaller then), but it gets you one ;)

    -- Jon
     
  8. chique

    chique Arachnoknight Old Timer

    Gothmog

    Cheers for that, had a quick peek good site. Never 'mail ordered' a T before usually stick to my known breeders, nice n cheap to.

    But since they can't seem to get me a versicolor this could be a new avenue for me. I always thought it funny to practically post a T! make a change from the usual crap that get's deliverd!
     
  9. Sequin

    Sequin Arachnobaron Old Timer

    ojo bojo... Its so cute...hehehe
     
  10. shadowkat

    shadowkat Arachnosquire Old Timer

    ?

    I LOOOVE versicolors, how old is he?
     
  11. AlanMM

    AlanMM Arachnobaron Old Timer

    I think it's about 1.5 years old...
    Avic's mature fast... (and life span isn't that big either)
    These pictures are taken during molts of that same spider :

    september 2003
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    januari 2004
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    march 2004
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    june 2004
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    oktober 2004
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  12. pandinus

    pandinus Arachnoking Old Timer

    is there a physical sexual dimorphism in A versicolor? if so, what is it?
     
  13. jdcarrel

    jdcarrel Arachnobaron Old Timer

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    wow, looks great. Love its colors.
     
  14. Code Monkey

    Code Monkey Arachnoemperor Old Timer

    Nope, males & females are the same barring the "business parts" like every other T. I assume you're asking because of the differing appearances in these pics: versicolors undergo an incredible morphing of colors from the time they emerge from the sac until they achieve the blue-green & magenta coloration of the adults. They are one of my faves because not only are they beautiful, they have very interesting and docile personalities.
     
  15. AlanMM

    AlanMM Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Male A. versicolor, just molted. So docile, and such striking colors...

    << click me >>

    (It's a wmv file, 1 minute long, 3Mb)
     
  16. Sequin

    Sequin Arachnobaron Old Timer

    aww so cute..... BEAUTIFUL T you have yourself!
     
  17. caligulathegod

    caligulathegod Arachnodeity Old Timer

    Such a beauty. My l'il baby is still blue.
     
  18. Very nice

    I just cant get enough of the versicolor, such a beautiful T! :clap:
     
  19. Cigarman

    Cigarman Arachnoknight Old Timer

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  20. AlanMM

    AlanMM Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Here is another movie clip of that same spider, but the clip was shot 1 year ago, oktober 2003.
    (sorry for poor beginning of the clip...)

    << Click Me >>