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H. lividum/C. lividus pictures?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Pictures' started by MES, May 14, 2019.

  1. MES

    MES Arachnosquire

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    Hello!
    I have had a juvenile H. lividum/C. lividum (sorry, not quite sure if the new name is confirmed yet or what haha) for a while now and it just molted yesterday! I noticed some bluish coloring on its legs, and I'm wondering, do you guys have any pictures of mature/fully colored individuals? I know females are much more vibrant than males, but for some reason I can't seem to find a good picture when I look it up. I'm not sure if the pictures are doctored or just not the same species, but they all seem to be inconsistent. If you have any pictures of your cobalts, I'd love to see them!
    Thanks!
     
  2. Arachnophoric

    Arachnophoric Arachnodemon Active Member

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  3. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachno-Edge-God Arachnosupporter

    Cyriopagopus lividus*
     
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  4. dangerforceidle

    dangerforceidle Arachnobaron Active Member

    The move from Haplopelma to Cyriopagopus was called into question in a more recent paper (Hauke, 2017 -- there is English within the article even though it's mainly German), so there are definitely conflicting recent publications.

    But, based on World Spider Catalog you are correct and C. lividus is the accepted name at this time.
     
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  5. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachno-Edge-God Arachnosupporter

    As far as I'm concerned, until it's changed on the WSC it is C. lividus
     
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  6. dangerforceidle

    dangerforceidle Arachnobaron Active Member

    I tend to agree, but it definitely doesn't help a somewhat confusing situation.
     
  7. MES

    MES Arachnosquire

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    Thanks for the replies! I, for some reason, didn't know the gallery was searchable lol, I'll look there. And it sounds like it's C. lividus now, so thanks for that info!
     
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  8. Arachnophoric

    Arachnophoric Arachnodemon Active Member

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    No worries. The forums can take a hot minute to get accustomed to navigating - when I first visited the site, I couldn't figure out how to access the sub forums and kept getting lost in the gallery, as little sense as that makes. :hilarious:
     
  9. EulersK

    EulersK Arachnonomicon Staff Member

    As has been said, the search tool is powerful ;) But here is my adult female, taken the day I got her from someone too scared to deal with her.

     
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  10. Here’s my former lividus Sapphire, first picture is when I bought her and the second is 6 years afterwards
     
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  11. Chris LXXIX

    Chris LXXIX ArachnoGod Active Member

    C.lividus 1.jpg
    C. lividus 4.jpg

    C. lividus 3.jpg
     
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