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S calceatum color & sex

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by Eduardo Lopez, Jul 13, 2019.

  1. Eduardo Lopez

    Eduardo Lopez Arachnopeon

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    I have 2 S calceatum and one is around 4" ls the other one is 3. I notice that ine has orange color tines and the ither ithe is almost completely gray. Could the gray one be the male?

    Sorry for not having better pics but I wouldnt disturb them for these.. :)

    I am not asking to sex them, just curious if there's a documented color difference based on sex
     

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  2. ChaosSphere

    ChaosSphere Arachnosquire

    I don't know about colorforms or differences, but I know there is a subspecies with a completely black underside called S. c. calceatum
     
  3. krbshappy71

    krbshappy71 Arachnosquire Active Member

  4. FrDoc

    FrDoc Arachnolord Active Member

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    Really can’t identify specifics by those pictures. However, there are S. calceatum specimens that are grey.
     
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  5. Eduardo Lopez

    Eduardo Lopez Arachnopeon

    maybe... they both were sold as S calceatum though... ill try to get a ventral photo to see if it matches H mac
     
  6. korg

    korg Arachnobaron

    I'd be very interested to see the differences here in clearer pictures if they are both in fact S. calceatum! Could length of time since their last molt also be a factor?
     
  7. Eduardo Lopez

    Eduardo Lopez Arachnopeon

    this is the grayish one, a week after molt... But ventral side is black so ni h mac... I guess thes is just gray
     

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