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Eurypelma spinicrus?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by codykrr, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. Zoltan

    Zoltan Cult Leader

    The name should be Eurypelma spinicrus, an old name for Citharacanthus spinicrus. Whether or not that spider is indeed C. spinicrus, I don't know.
  2. thanks Zoltan!
  3. Moltar

    Moltar ArachnoGod

    I think someone somewhere is turning those things out in bulk. My dad bought me a shadowboxed, preserved E. spinicrus from some gun show in Texas (I know, right?) It seemed a bit strange to me that it wasn't some local species like A. anax or hentzi. I guess they're being "made" somewhere over in farawayland and imported. Mine is coated in like, creosote or something. It's all black and smells like... well, like creosote.
  4. Rick McJimsey

    Rick McJimsey Arachnoprince Arachnosupporter

    The yellow banding on the legs makes me think of an Ephebopus species.
  5. Zoltan

    Zoltan Cult Leader

    Not a bad thought... but what reminds me of Ephebopus is the laterally extended scopula on the anterior pairs of legs and the pedipalps.
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