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electrophyste
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This was sold to me today as a Lybian sand scorpion???
looked up the name and all i got was LQs and Androconus... im lost with this one??? Question @ Question
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Hottentetta?
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Yeah some kind of Hottentotta? scratch
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H. hottentota ?

actually ignore that
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Not an H.hottentotta for sure!

Hottentotta hottentotta:
http://www.ub.ntnu.no/scorpion-files/h_hottentotta1.jpg
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could it possibly be
Hottentotta trilineatus
or even possibly
Tityus stigmurus.
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for some reason, i dont think it is an Hottentotta at all scratch
Hottentotta trilineatus looks pretty much the same, buuuuut the patterns dont match up.
Only colors and pedipalps are almost the same.

Odontorus dentatus looks the same, and have the same shapes and colors, but not the same color combination, but almost.
I did think of an Mesobuthus i while, but its not thats species either.

This is really frustrating Laughing

And btw:
I have never seen a scorp like this, it have a dirty look on its back, looks like sand Question


EDIT:
If its from libya, it cant be T.stigmurus, because T.stig is from Brazil Wink
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Doesnt look hottentota but I cant see the pics at work i just downloaded one into Servimg so Ill take a better look when i get home.
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A Vaejovis?
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it was dusty the shop had it on crushed walnut shells i wiped it off gently with a qu tip the whit part is actually some cotton i didn't notice till i looked at the pics. i got it off though its so small that i couldn't even see it
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Venom wrote:
A Vaejovis?

i think it might be Vaejovis spinigerus. i looked at a few pics and it looks almost identical to a few of the pictures i seen. plus there teeny tiny like this guy.
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It is a Vaejovidae. Maybe a V. spinigerus. I would post it on atshq and let Kari or Zach ID it.
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Athlon2k2 wrote:
It is a Vaejovidae. Maybe a V. spinigerus. I would post it on atshq and let Kari or Zach ID it.


Good call.. i think i have found it http://www.ub.ntnu.no/scorpion-files/v_coahuila6.jpg

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If it is, it sure as hell isn't a Libyan sand scorpion -- I caught one of those in west Texas in June!

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ID confirmed by Kari.

Edit: Just to clarify, that's a V. coahuilae I posted a pic of . . . it's also a juvenile. If this is what the OP has, then I'm guessing he's got a mature male (thicker metasoma, bulbous chela).

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they look exactly alike Kejser. Id say V. Coahuilae, (lesser stripe scorpion)
thank you athlon and mike:D
athlon keep me posted about what they say please i would appreciate it a lot thanks
hey mike if you have this species how are you keeping it i have it on sand right now??
hence the whole Libyan sand thing
ill have to let the shop owner know. He was stumped as well. hes quite the scorp enthusiast to hes got a small but healthy collection himself. LQs Andros and a couple babycyrus.
I'm hoping he get more scorps in that are more odd then normal cuz if he does ill be there about once a month to pic up my new odditys:D
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I posted your pics at atshq hopefully Kari or Zach will get back to me shortly.
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electrophyste wrote:
hey mike if you have this species how are you keeping it i have it on sand right now?? hence the whole Libyan sand thing

We caught it on sandy soil just outside of Marfa, Texas, hiding in the crown of a little grass-like plant that was occurring in little patches. I kept it on dry cocofiber.

I tried to find mine last night, but I think it may have died a few weeks ago and then I forgot that it had. No

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you must have ALOT oof scorps to forget on dies im at 16 now and i check on everyone almost everyday:D
thats crays man
I NEED MORE
any unwanted scorps anybody???? common????? NO MORE :MA AND PA" SCORPS THOUGH Laughing I want ODDBALLS!
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I have ~70 or so. I check on 'em all once a week and usually forget to note if one or two die.

I should have a few broods coming soon though, so my count will probably double (at least).

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