B. klaasi Epiandrous fusillae sexing 1
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B. klaasi Epiandrous fusillae sexing 1

Caught one of my B. klaasi juveniles molting and got a decent view of the abdomen. Wanted to confirm the sex. It looks female to me, but would appreciate someone with more experience confirming. Tried to get the molt after it had recovered but the molt was shredded.
I think it's a male, though wait a few days for it to harden since things may look differently once it hardens.
 
Thanks, can you explain what I missed and how to tell in the future?
Looks like there's a dense patch of setae just anterior of the epigastric furrow (the slit between the front pair of book lungs), which would be the epiandrous fusillae (male parts). As mentioned, after hardening for a few days, they should darken up and be easier to see.
 

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