Unknown Aphonopelma spp.
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Unknown Aphonopelma spp.

Bought this as an unknown Aphonopelma. This picture was taken 17 days after a molt. Carapace and tibias seem to be a bit darker than many chalcodes I've seen in the hobby. What do you all think?
chalcodes, schmidti and sp rust rump all look similar to this, but you're the only one with the speciman infront of you

edit: I dont think schmidti is even a sp anymore, likely chalcodes
 
@AphonopelmaTX is who is well versed in helping with Aphonopelma ID's.
I can't help in this case. I'm not sure that Aphonopelma chalcodes, A. iodius, and A. eutylenum can be identified visually based on color/ pattern since it can vary so much. To my knowledge, the only way the three aforementioned "blonde" species can be told apart is by where they were collected since they have distinct ranges across the southwestern U.S.
 
I can't help in this case. I'm not sure that Aphonopelma chalcodes, A. iodius, and A. eutylenum can be identified visually based on color/ pattern since it can vary so much. To my knowledge, the only way the three aforementioned "blonde" species can be told apart is by where they were collected since they have distinct ranges across the southwestern U.S.
Thanks for responding anyway, found that info very helpful!
 

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