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Tityus Thread

Discussion in 'Scorpions' started by Brian S, May 24, 2006.

  1. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

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    I thought we need a good Tityus thread with pics and info. I'll start with these pics.

    Tityus falconensis
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    Tityus costatus
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    Tityus stigmurus
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    Tityus serrulatus
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  2. drapion

    drapion Arachnobaron Old Timer

    nice

    very nice.But were is the T.bahiensis
     
  3. azatrox

    azatrox Arachnosquire

    Nice!!!!

    Gotta love Tityus! Great pics Brian!
     
  4. canadianscorp

    canadianscorp Arachnodemon

    Beauty pics Brian of a great genus! are these your own? this is one genus i have not ventured into, but i think i might have too;)

    cheers, steve
     
  5. G. Carnell

    G. Carnell Arachnoemperor Old Timer

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    Here is Tityus paraensis
    Male
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    Female (odd shot..)
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  6. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    Tityus bahiensis
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  7. how come they look like they got double stings?
     
  8. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    The other isnt a sting. Its often called a subaculear "tooth". I am not sure of the function. Maybe someone else here can enlighten us on this
     
  9. Steffen

    Steffen Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Carnell that female looks amazing!!! My favorite species! Sadly Tityus is illegal in Denmark.
     
  10. Do you have a DWA?
     
  11. Murziukas

    Murziukas Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Some shots of my Tityus.
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    P.S. I don't have DWA. I don't need it.
     
  12. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    Nice falconensis there
     
  13. SOAD

    SOAD Arachnoknight Old Timer

    what is "DWA" ??????
     
  14. stonemantis

    stonemantis Arachnoprince Old Timer

    I think it's a special license in the UK that you need in order to keep venomous animals. I don't know if that's 100% accurate but, that my hypothesis.

    Back on topic Nice Tityus spp. pictures.
     
  15. Murziukas

    Murziukas Arachnobaron Old Timer

    It's a premission to own and keep buthidae scorpions (may be some other animals as well) but aplied only in UK as far as I know.
     
  16. it is a UK only thing, bloody expensive to you need it for ALL buthidae scorps and Hemiscorpius lepturus. Why cant they take Centruroides vittatus off that list !!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  17. Murziukas

    Murziukas Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Gigus, how much do you have to pay for it?
     
  18. it depends on your local council but up to and over £400 is not uncommon
    and if you do get one and you keep lethal inverts the life insurance is MASSIVE, vittatus arent lethal are they? thats why i dont understand why theyre on the list
     
  19. Murziukas

    Murziukas Arachnobaron Old Timer

    I think only C. Exilicauda has some fatalities in the past, others - quite uncomon in hobby or just painful.
    Ok, no more about DWA and Centruroides, it's Tityus thread. My appologies, back to the topic. :rolleyes:
     
  20. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    In order to get back on the subject of Tityus, here is a typical set up I use for both adults and subadults. It is a Gladware plastic box with moist peat, tree bark and a soda bottle cap for water.
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