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Emperor Scorpion male or female?

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by JoeyS, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. JoeyS

    JoeyS Arachnosquire

    Is my Emperor scorpion male or female? its a crap pic it was done with my cell phone ;/

  2. AzJohn

    AzJohn Arachnoking Old Timer

  3. Y-man

    Y-man Arachnosquire

    Male Emp

    It's a Male.

    The best way to sex a Emperor Scorpion is by looking at the feathery looking pectines on the underside of your Scorpion. The males pectines are longer and more feathery looking than the females which are shorter. Males Emperor Scorpions are slightly smaller than females.


    The easiest way to sex an Emperor scorpion is to look underneath it, at the genital operculum (genital opening), which is located next to the feather like structures. If this part of their body is oval shaped, it's a male. If it's heart shaped, or as I like to call it, looks like the head of a fly, it's a female.

    Google it. "sexing emperor scorpion"
  4. D3AdB0DYMAN

    D3AdB0DYMAN Arachnopeon

    yep most likely male
  5. JoeyS

    JoeyS Arachnosquire

    Thanks for all your help :) time to find a female hehe
  6. SixShot666

    SixShot666 Arachnodemon

    Look like a male to me. Good luck finding a mate for it. :D