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New vinegaroon.

Discussion in 'True Spiders & Other Arachnids' started by basin79, May 19, 2017.

  1. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoprince Active Member

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    This little beautiful creature has arrived. Mastigoproctus giganteus. First time I've owned one of these magnificent arachnids. I would just like some second opinions.


    From the few pics I've seen I'm going with female but it would be great if someone with experience can take a look at the pic of the underside. [​IMG]


    These are just some quick pics with my camera.


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  2. WeightedAbyss75

    WeightedAbyss75 Arachnodemon Active Member

    I got one about a month ago and they are fantastic! Super underrated IMO. I'd probably say female too just based on what I skimmed through, but I don't know too much about sexing vinegaroons. Beautiful specimen, those pictures look great!
     
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  3. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoprince Active Member

    I'm so glad I started watching those youtube videos. They where the final straw.

    So you're guessing female too. Well at least I won't be wrong on my own. What size is yours?

    I've even named her. Not that it means I love her more or my other inverts less because of it.

    Her name, Clubber Lang.
     
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  4. WeightedAbyss75

    WeightedAbyss75 Arachnodemon Active Member

    Mine is probably a little less than half an inch body length. Probably one of my favorite inverts I have, every night it loves to come out and roam its enclosure :D I would love to get one of the asian species too, but they are super rare and get smaller. Just love amblypigids in general, such interesting creatures ;)
     
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  5. schmiggle

    schmiggle Arachnobaron Active Member

    Both these and amblypygi are lovely, but these are actually thelyphonida, whip scorpions.
     
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  6. WeightedAbyss75

    WeightedAbyss75 Arachnodemon Active Member

    Thought they were in the same family, never knew. Still think I like thelyphonida over amblypigids ;)
     
  7. Aquarimax

    Aquarimax Arachnobaron Active Member

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    Nice vinegaroon! I have a couple young CB specimens myself, they've only been active a short time after hibernation, and at least one of them recently molted. I love to watch them hunt!
     
  8. RTTB

    RTTB Arachnodemon Active Member

    They are an awesome creature.
     
  9. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoprince Active Member

    Can anyone else tell me if my assumption that Clubber Lang is female?