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Sex my P. Regalis sling?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by OxDionysus, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. OxDionysus

    OxDionysus Arachnobaron

    this is the best my camera would get. Just molted

  2. Can you open that molt up a littl bit more so we can see inside of it?
  3. OxDionysus

    OxDionysus Arachnobaron

    hope this helps

    i tried to get a better pic this is the best i can get

  4. Yep thats a male.
  5. I'm not convinced by those photos.

    I think we need better ventral photos and a dorsal shot. How big is the specimen?
  6. Jake's got this one;).. you got male!!!!
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2010
  7. OxDionysus

    OxDionysus Arachnobaron

    I'm not sure, I put magnifying glass on it and I swear I see a flap with 2 things sticking out of it.
  8. Well in that case I agree with Jason. Can you get a better ventral shot?

    -Jake Huff
  9. OxDionysus

    OxDionysus Arachnobaron

  10. How big is the specimen? ***
    Can we see a dorsal shot too? ***
  11. Ventrally looks female to me.

    Also, what Jason said.
  12. It looks a bit female, that's why I was wondering how big it was, and what it looked like dorsally. From one of the pictures above, I think I can guesstimate that the T is in the 4-5" range, by that size you should be able to distinguish them dorsally pretty easily.
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2010
  13. OxDionysus

    OxDionysus Arachnobaron

  14. Redneck

    Redneck Arachnoprince

    I would say female..
  15. looks male dorsally, not much design in the head carapace.
  16. fangsalot

    fangsalot Arachnobaron Old Timer

    i thought female till the second to last pic..hmm
  17. I thought dorsal sexing was based on the abdomen, not carapace? :?
  18. MichiganReptiles

    MichiganReptiles Arachnobaron

    That's my understanding as well. I would say male based on the dorsal picture, but I haven't gotten a clear answer as to when that lightens up on a female.