Lad or Lass? Could sure use your help...

Iktomi

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I'm leaning toward male...mostly because right before I took these picks I took a microscope to the glass and believe I saw the little hair/spinnerettes that only the males have...(I don't remember what they are called...)

What do you think?
 

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Philth

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Im no expert but i would guess female. I realy dont know what the hell im looking at though.
 

Henry Kane

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It's a girl Inktomi! Congrats! Better start keeping your eye's on the classifieds for a male! :)

Atrax
 

Mendnwngs

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So, help me out here a little,

Is this (the highlighted area) where you're looking? For a male, its closer to the thorax, no?

Or am I way off.. ;)

-jason
 

Iktomi

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The epiandrous fusillae are right above your cirlce there on a male...
I've though she was a female the whole time I've had her...but after looking thru the scope I saw very distinct, thicker and black hairs scattered throughout the shorter orange ones. My first thought was fusillae....so i posted her to get some help.
 

Bry

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Can anyone post a pic of a male's underside for comparison?

Bry
 

Bry

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Thanks, Inktomi. Say, where in Colorado are you at?

Bry
 

Lostkat

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Ahhhh, now things become a little clearer - ta for that pic.

Which would make mine a female? :confused:

Sorry for the hijack

EDIT
Damn PC logged me in as my Mrs. - This is Lopez :p
 

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Iktomi

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Looks like a female to me just 'cause she looks just like mine...:)

Bry...I'm in Englewood, a suburb of Denver. (Just south...)
 

Bry

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Originally posted by Inktomi
Bry...I'm in Englewood, a suburb of Denver. (Just south...)
Yup, I know where that is. I grew up in Littleton and Lakewood for 19 years.

Bry
 

SoCalKyle

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They way i always gauge myusumbra'sis the bigger the rump the better chance you have of a female. The male usumbra's tend to have smalled abdomen's not to mention the love hooks
 
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