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Sexing for Dummies

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Snipes, Oct 30, 2005.

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  1. OliverWhatever

    OliverWhatever Arachnosquire

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    This is the best quality I can get with a smartphone camera through dusty plastic.
    Anyone got any input? I've been trying to get my hands on an exuvium, but most of the time it is too mangled to be useful.
     
  2. Moakmeister

    Moakmeister Arachnobaron

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  3. Moakmeister

    Moakmeister Arachnobaron

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    i would guess male because of the dot.
     
  4. Clifford DVM

    Clifford DVM Arachnopeon

    Any opinions on my 2 P. Metallica's. IMG_0427.JPG IMG_0428.JPG
     
  5. foxtrot

    foxtrot Arachnopeon

    it's a 5" M.balfouri.
    what do you think guys?
    male or female?
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  6. Venom1080

    Venom1080 Arachnoemperor Active Member

  7. Charlottesweb17

    Charlottesweb17 Arachnopeon

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    Does anyone have any pics of male and female moots from Pink Salmon Bird Eater? I want to know what I am looking for. Also, I was told by Tarantula Canada that I would be able to determine sex until sling is at least 1.5 inches? Accurate?
     
  8. mconnachan

    mconnachan Arachnoprince Active Member

    I'm not sure which sp. but there are MM that don't have tibial hooks, also I know not of any female T's that have hooks. I'm sure a qick google would confirm the sp. I'm referring to.
     
  9. matypants

    matypants Arachnopeon

    Does anyone care to take an educated guess? I'm sorry if the photo is too poor.
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  10. Lil Paws

    Lil Paws Arachnosquire

    He's a boy, right? I can't find a flap/pocket between the upper book lungs, but this is the first time I've really tried to sex a molt.
     

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  11. Bumba

    Bumba Arachnopeon

    Thanks. That helps.
     
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  12. HugsTaco

    HugsTaco Arachnopeon

    Agreed!
     
  13. HugsTaco

    HugsTaco Arachnopeon

  14. Darktiger432

    Darktiger432 Arachnopeon

    Do not hold an old world like this. That guy has guts.

    well I was going take pic of the molt of mi lasi fir you. But her was so shriveled even with water I tore it. No it's not accurate. You just need a microscope or a good camera to get close up in between the book lung.
     
  15. ianhunt

    ianhunt Arachnopeon

    Can you guys help me sex my g.rosea? this is the best shot i can get from my phone, the molt is more than a day old and i think i overstretched it.thanks in advance!
     

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  16. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    Requests to identify (or confirm) a tarantula's sex must be posted to the appropriate gallery. Please see this thread for instructions: How to Request Species or Sex Identification.
     
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