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Sexing Heterometrus

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by Sabaku, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. Sabaku

    Sabaku Arachnopeon

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    Hi,

    I need some help, I can't sex my H. scabers, plz do it for me. :)
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    Thanks
     
  2. inverts

    inverts Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Both appear to be males.
     
  3. Doctor_Grunge

    Doctor_Grunge Arachnopeon

    gotta agree, looks like two males, the pectines are a pretty good way to quickly get an idea of the sex, though looking at the genital operculum (sp?) will give you a more precise idea. Females in general have shorter pectines than the male. This rule doesn't work well for all species but it is a pretty good indicator in Pandinus and Heterometrus species.

    -Doc
     
  4. Sabaku

    Sabaku Arachnopeon

    Thanks a lot!
     
  5. Ditto, 2 males...

    A brief tutorial I made to help you sex your Pandinus and or Heterometrus species...
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