OK, let's try this again (sexing pic)

conipto

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Acanthascurria geniculata, ~4.5 inches.

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And here is where I'm confused.. am I supposed to be looking for Epiandrous fusilae where I have blue? or in the yellow area?

The pink is the Epigastric furrow, correct? It's quite bulged, and has a bit of a split to it as well..

So what are we guessing here?

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The epiandrous fusilae usually appears as a streak or triangular patch in the area that you have marked in yellow. From that pic, I would say female.
 

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To be more precise, I would extend your yellow area down to encompass the area starting at the furrow line and above.
 

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She's a hairy girl, she needs to wax. LOL :}
 

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JP is right - the epiandrous area is the yellow section. I also agree on it being female, esp. if there's a bulge.

As for MrT's comment - Bwahahahaha!

bill
 

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Another thing to keep in mind with genics is that the e. fusilae are *very* prominent compared to many species, which makes sexing juveniles a snap. Not only is there no thickening of the furrow, there's a big, black dot above it that says, "I'm a boy".
 

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Originally posted by Code Monkey
Another thing to keep in mind with genics is that the e. fusilae are *very* prominent compared to many species, which makes sexing juveniles a snap. Not only is there no thickening of the furrow, there's a big, black dot above it that says, "I'm a boy".

You mean on a male, not the one pictured, right?
 

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Originally posted by conipto
You mean on a male, not the one pictured, right?
Well, yes, I thought that was obvious from what I said ;)

Your T looks very female visually. As always a moult is needed for 100% confirmation, though.
 
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