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Age : 31
Registration date : 2015-02-28
|Subject: Two black scorpions need identifying 2/28/2015, 12:59 am|| |
I am a complete beginner to scorpions and have been given these two to keep as pets. I know they are young (around a month perhaps) and with their tales stretched out they are about 4 or 5 inches long. I was given them in Vietnam (where I live)
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Age : 41
Location : Georgia, USA
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|Subject: Re: Two black scorpions need identifying 3/1/2015, 11:23 pm|| |
At 4-5 inches those are certainly older than a month, those are several years old. As to what species, I'm not versed enough in Asian forest scorpions to help out with that.
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|Subject: Re: Two black scorpions need identifying 3/4/2015, 7:27 am|| |
They look to be either Heterometrus petersii or Heterometrus laoticus. I would need clear, close up pictures of the carapace to make a positive ID. The gender of the scorps may also help.
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