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is this a B. bohemi?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Ricky ortiz, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. Ricky ortiz

    Ricky ortiz Arachnopeon

    i bought this at a reptile show last year in sacramento and it was labled B. bohemi but i thought only the B.emilia had the black triangle patch on there carapace? what do you all think?
  2. Looks like a boehmei to me.
    Here is my 8" adult female.
  3. 7mary3

    7mary3 Arachnodemon Old Timer

    Ryan, that is one of the best looking boehmeis I've ever seen. She's a beaut.
  4. She is a looker. And that red is the true color, nothing photo shopped there. I few people that have been by my place can vouch for that!
  5. Amanda

    Amanda Arachnolord Old Timer

    Lots of younger boehmeis have a very pronounced black triangle on the carapace like that. I don't think all do though. I think I remember a brief discussion on the topic several months back.

    You've got a cutie there. Maybe she'll grow up to be as gorgeous as Ryan's big girl there!

    Hell... hopefully MINE will!
  6. JayzunBoget

    JayzunBoget Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Definitely B. boehmi. B. emilia does not have a red patella.
    compare this B. emilia's 2nd large leg segment from body to B. boehmi below
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2008
  7. Travis K

    Travis K TravIsGinger Old Timer

    Yep she is really pretty, Ryan if you get her to drop a sac let me know so I can get some slings form her. She aint nice though, I tried to hold her but it wasn't something she was very interested in doing.:cool:
  8. Thrasher

    Thrasher Arachnoknight Old Timer

    I vouch for that

    Heres mine newly shed.

  9. bluegootty

    bluegootty Arachnoknight

    nice!!!!anyone got a mature male????anyone????
  10. OldHag

    OldHag ArachnoHag Old Timer

    OO OO me too! My girl has been pining away for a few years waiting for a man.:rolleyes:
  11. gambite

    gambite Arachnoprince Old Timer

    My first thought was a hybrid, but maybe you just got a weird colored one. Either way, I like it!
  12. And what exactly made you think that? Nothing about that little guy says anything other then boehmei.
  13. bluegootty

    bluegootty Arachnoknight

    he might have a ugly one and he's hating on that young boehmei...lol jk...again any male people..mature one????
  14. gambite

    gambite Arachnoprince Old Timer

    I have never seen a triangle that dark in a boehmi though. Mine is almost the exact same size, and its carapace has some black in it, but nothing near that dark. All of the pics I have seen of them, including the ones posted in here, are the same. The knees are also very bright, but I guess thats not too uncommon. I probably just have a pale one. Overall, the coloring seemed...off.

    Of course, this is all just what came to my mind, and I would trust you guys' judgment over mine.
  15. Hamburglar

    Hamburglar Arachnobaron Old Timer

    There was some MM's is the F/S's today I think... I don't know that status now tho...
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