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Pandabox
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PostSubject: Need help identifying.   Need help identifying. Empty5/1/2013, 5:14 pm

We found this scorpion while working on a set in Santa Clarita CA. From what I can gather, it looks like a stripedtail scorpion, but I'm not 100% sure and I'd like to get some confirmation. Any help would be appreciated. If another angle would help in the identification, let me know and I'll get it. Thanks.

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PostSubject: Re: Need help identifying.   Need help identifying. Empty5/1/2013, 5:51 pm

Hard to say from the picture quality but it looks vaejovid to me. Awesome if you want keep it as a pet they’re fairly low in toxicity and fun to watch. V. spinegarus is likely (striped tail) considering your location.
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PostSubject: Re: Need help identifying.   Need help identifying. Empty5/2/2013, 6:39 am

~Abyss~ wrote:
V. spinegarus is likely (striped tail) considering your location.

Yeah, I'd guess V. spinigerus as well (or Hoffmannius spinigerus, depending on which name you go with).
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PostSubject: Re: Need help identifying.   Need help identifying. Empty5/2/2013, 10:54 am

Well I should go with the current classification I'm honestly just not used to it, so I guess it's Hoffmannius spinigerus
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PostSubject: Re: Need help identifying.   Need help identifying. Empty5/7/2013, 6:13 pm

yup one of my favorits v. spingerus
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