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Tongue Flicker
Parabuthus
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PostSubject: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 12:00 am


i got this pic from another forum. of course i asked permission to do so and i'd like to get an ID for it since the one who took is more a frog and snake expert and had no idea what it is as well.

thanks in advance!

https://servimg.com/view/16942445/95
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Patcho
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PostSubject: Re: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 12:01 am

Parabuthus sp? Whatever it is, I want it.

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Envyizm
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PostSubject: Re: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 12:25 am

I was more inclined to think Uroplectes, mainly olivaceus at first glance. Unfortunately, upon further inspection of the photograph there are definitely some morphological features that differ, mainly the concentration of setae on the metasoma. Hopefully someone else chimes in and gets it right.
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Tongue Flicker
Parabuthus
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PostSubject: Re: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 4:22 am

Patcho wrote:
Parabuthus sp? Whatever it is, I want it.

lemme have it first! hahaha Very Happy

Envyizm wrote:
I was more inclined to think Uroplectes, mainly olivaceus at first glance. Unfortunately, upon further inspection of the photograph there are definitely some morphological features that differ, mainly the concentration of setae on the metasoma. Hopefully someone else chimes in and gets it right.

so apparently it is from the uroplectes genus and a pic from uroplectes.com shows a similar looking scorp. too bad there's no sp name

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shaneshac
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PostSubject: Re: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 4:30 am

another one on my wish list LOL
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shadowfoot
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PostSubject: Re: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 4:42 am

I was going with U.olivaceus or U.flavoviridis but thr setae does seem out of place...
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PostSubject: Re: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 6:29 am


@shadowfoot: yeah hopefully someone specifies what type it is.. by the way it's an Indian specimen.
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PostSubject: Re: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 6:54 am

If it's from India then it's not Uroplectes... maybe post this on Planet Scorpion on fb
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PostSubject: Re: Scorp ID please :)   Scorp ID please :) Empty4/22/2013, 6:58 am


hmm.. really? not really familiar with Indian scorpions. just helping out a pal to ID it Very Happy
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