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PostSubject: Uroctonus mordax   3/5/2008, 4:59 am

Females have a fused operculum:


Males have a vertical slit where the female's operculum is fused. If anyone has a picture to contribute, feel free to do so.

Edit: Here is a link to a photo of a male, but I'd still like to have one to post within this thread.

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PostSubject: Re: Uroctonus mordax   9/9/2008, 10:04 pm

Better photos --

Males are a matte color, females are glossy.


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . male

Adult males have MUCH larger pectines:


Than females:

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PostSubject: Re: Uroctonus mordax   9/9/2008, 10:45 pm

very nice Mike very nice! what is the range of pectines for the male and females?
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PostSubject: Re: Uroctonus mordax   9/9/2008, 10:48 pm

Nice, mike. Very dimorphic indeed.
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PostSubject: Re: Uroctonus mordax   9/9/2008, 11:55 pm

Thanks for reminding me, Tyler. Males have 11 to 15 teeth, females 8 to 12.

The pictured pair look like 13 and 8.

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PostSubject: Re: Uroctonus mordax   9/10/2008, 11:36 am

no way to mix them up then! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Uroctonus mordax   9/11/2008, 9:51 am

great pics and great sexing guide!
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