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Tityus Thread

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

  1. pandinus

    pandinus Arachnoking Old Timer

    robust? how so? you mean in body width or what?
  2. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    width, girth etc. Just look at some of the female Tityus in this thread. The females are a thicker build. Of course the males are usually thin just as they are many other species out there
  3. pandinus

    pandinus Arachnoking Old Timer

    since you mentioned dimorphisms, this seems just as good a thread as any to ask this, but is there any validity to reports of isolated wild populations of T. serrulatus containing both males and females? i have heard of this, but never concretely.

  4. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    I have heard of this too however the ones in captivity are of the parthenogenic kind thank God.
    Anyway, Tom would probably be the one to ask on this subject since he knows Tityus spp very well.
  5. fusion121

    fusion121 Arachnoking Old Timer

    Yes isolated sexual populations do exist:

    LOURENÇO W.R. & CLOUDSLEY-THOMPSON J.L., 1999, Discovery of a sexual population of Tityus serrulatus. One of the morphs within the complex Tityus stigmurus (Scorpiones, Buthidae), J. Arachnol., 27, 154-158
  6. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    Tityus falconensis

  7. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    Tityus stigmurus 5th instar
  8. Michiel

    Michiel Arachnoking Old Timer

    Very nice specimens Eric!Especially the Tityus clathratus is very pretty:eek:
  9. lychas

    lychas Arachnolord Old Timer

    how big are the stigmurus at 5th instar?
  10. Brian S

    Brian S ArachnoGod Old Timer

    The one in the pic is just under 2 inches.
  11. Banshee05

    Banshee05 Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Tityus metuendus

    Tityus metuendus- enjoy!!

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  12. Ythier

    Ythier Arachnoprince Old Timer

    wow ! :}
    I suppose it is a male... any female ? :)
  13. fusion121

    fusion121 Arachnoking Old Timer

    Very impressive specimen...I wish I had one of those:eek:
  14. Schlyne

    Schlyne Arachnoangel Old Timer

    How big is it?
  15. Aru

    Aru Arachnopeon

    very cool. Which camera did you use for the pic and which ground is in the terrarium? How big is he?

  16. Banshee05

    Banshee05 Arachnobaron Old Timer

    thanks first!
    yes he is a male and yes i have one female, i hope she is gravid and i will get soon some babies.
    the ground is on part of the tank, and it is one part ceramist and one part vermiculite to keep one half very wet.
  17. G. Carnell

    G. Carnell Arachnoemperor Old Timer


    looks like a cross between an Androctonus and a Babycurus

    bloody impressive!
  18. Australis

    Australis Arachnobaron

    Wow...would be nice to get some of those...its just sweet

    PM me when the babies are due :drool:
  19. Scorpfanatic

    Scorpfanatic Arachnoprince Old Timer

    Very nice and rare speciment i must say, you have impressed a non tityus fan hahaha
  20. SOAD

    SOAD Arachnoknight Old Timer

    who ided it? are you sure that it's a metuendus? where was it caught?
    very nice specimen! post pictures of the females!
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