Albino Scorpion

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That could also be a very nice piece of photoshopping. i won't believe it till i see a video
 

kbekker

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As the other poster said on the forum of that picture they have melanin only arround the eyes and he said an other place to.
Then lack of that melanin would still be considered an albino, but yes It wouldn't look like that. check out the link to see a paper describing an albino scorpion...
http://www.americanarachnology.org/JoA_free/JoA_v14_n1/JoA_v14_p101.pdf

It appears as if melanin does play a minimal role in the pigmentation, but most of the darkening is do to sclerotization.
 

Vidaro

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That could also be a very nice piece of photoshopping. i won't believe it till i see a video
its not photoshop im a raphic designer and specialised in photoshop i can tell if thats fake or not:)
 

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Then lack of that melanin would still be considered an albino, but yes It wouldn't look like that. check out the link to see a paper describing an albino scorpion...
http://www.americanarachnology.org/JoA_free/JoA_v14_n1/JoA_v14_p101.pdf

It appears as if melanin does play a minimal role in the pigmentation, but most of the darkening is do to sclerotization.
what im saying is that the darkened collour on the exoskeleton is due to sclerotization as u said and not to melanin. Its to late to reed what that file sais so ill do that tomorow.
 

calum

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You can tell that ain't photshoped, but there are some very realistic 'shoped pics out there.
 

Aztek

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Trust us, that's not photoshopped.
It's very easy to tell a fake from a real.
 

RichardMorris

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looks like an albino to me. Didn't the post say red eyes? Breed it back to a parent and you might get more.

Curious to see it under a UV light...
 

~Abyss~

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Already asked for pictures. Still don't think it can be an "albino" though.
 

Aztek

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Well whatever the hell they have that gives them pigment, they lack it.

For now lets call it albino since there is no official word for lack of "thing that causes pigment in inverts"
 

~Abyss~

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I'm calling it the blond morph...albino just seems stupid.
 

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what bothers me is how come we these are the only pictures of it. It looks like a full grown scorp but 3 picturres are the only pics we have. I mean if i owned THAT scorp id be flooding every single forum with pics
 

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The_Sandman

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i would definitely buy one of these , if they where to mass produce them here in the states.
 
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