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Carl
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PostSubject: Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper   Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper Empty8/29/2008, 12:33 pm

Hi i have two O.Asper and i dont know how sexing them.
I make some search but i didnt found any reply.
sexual dismorphism, number of pectinal teeth ???
picture of my specimen petines.

The first
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The second
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9-9 both of them, but the second one dont have a pointed opercul???
but maybe its useless??

Waiting for reply.

bye!!! Suspect

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PostSubject: Re: Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper   Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper Empty8/29/2008, 12:48 pm

both female?
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PostSubject: Re: Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper   Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper Empty8/29/2008, 1:03 pm

those pectines are tiny!!! id say female 2
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PostSubject: Re: Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper   Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper Empty8/29/2008, 2:35 pm

See I would say female...but this is based on the "tropical" and what I know of them...I dont know about this type of scorpion...but...I will still say female...but not that I have a clue really. hehehe

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PostSubject: Re: Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper   Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper Empty8/29/2008, 3:02 pm

Nine is a small number of teeth for any species . . . and they both have really tiny pectines. My educated guess on scorpion anatomy would suggest that both are female.

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PostSubject: reply   Sexing Ospithacanthus Asper Empty8/31/2008, 7:24 am

Ok,Thank you very much. jocolor
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