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P. imperator vs. P. dictator

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by Terrena Laxamentum, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. Terrena Laxamentum

    Terrena Laxamentum Arachnopeon Active Member

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    I know that with the recent shipments of certain large, black scorpions with lustrous sheens that there has been some debate whether they are Dictators or Emperors. This isn't a topic asking what I have, but more asking about the specific differences between the two. I have heard that Dictator have a far more granulated look and that Imperator has a triangular indentation towards the back of the head. One of my co-workers also stated that their tails look different (I have never heard of said difference, so I don't know how true that is).