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ARABIAN FAT TAIL  (A. crassicauda)(bicolor)?

Description: CAUGHT THIS LITTLE HUMDINGER IN IRAQ. PHOTOGRAPHED HIM AND RE-RELEASED BACK INTO DESERT. IF ANYONE CAN HELP WITH A GOOD CLASSIFICATION I WOULD APPRICIATE IT (I'M A SNAKE GUY AND I'M NEW TO SCORPIONS)

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ARABIAN FAT TAIL (A. crassicauda)(bicolor)?    Bookmark and Share Post a Comment | Report Photo   
User: nixonjr (see all of nixonjr's photos)
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Date: 10/16/05
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Image URL: http://gallery.kingsnake.com/data/97993Androctonus_crassicauda_006-med.jpg
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Emperor

Registered: 05/2005
Location: Chicagoland area
Posts: 81
I love photography and consider myself an amateur photographer. I mainy like shooting critters, mainly scorpions, tarantulas and centipedes, but I also love shooting nature and landscapes. Email me at centipedesnscorpions@yahoo.com with opinions.

Looks to me like that would be an Androctonus bicolor... Kinda hard to tell from the pics...
10-24-2005 03:15PM View Emperor's Profile View Emperor's Gallery  

androctonus

Registered: 06/2004
Posts: 49

this is one of my favorites that is androctonus crassicauda the arabian fat tailed scorpion it can be confused with a. bicolor becaues of reigon and color bicolor is a shiny black with very thin pinchers and a. crassicauda has a bit thicker oner and threr a brownish red to black but this is a nice one in this pic... Rating: 5/5 
10-26-2005 10:13PM View androctonus's Profile View androctonus's Gallery  

nixonjr

Registered: 10/2005
Location: OUTER BANKS REGION OF NORTH CAROLINA
Posts: 8
I'm an outdoors person.

thanks for the info
10-29-2005 11:31AM View nixonjr's Profile View nixonjr's Gallery  

androctonus

Registered: 06/2004
Posts: 49

no problem .. nice scorpion Rating: 5/5 
11-02-2005 10:24AM View androctonus's Profile View androctonus's Gallery  

Emperor

Registered: 05/2005
Location: Chicagoland area
Posts: 81
I love photography and consider myself an amateur photographer. I mainy like shooting critters, mainly scorpions, tarantulas and centipedes, but I also love shooting nature and landscapes. Email me at centipedesnscorpions@yahoo.com with opinions.

Really? Ive never seen a crassicauda have lightened patella before. Usually are a uniform dark color from femur to tarsus... But I could be wrong. I have never kept these before. And yes, it is a awesome scorpion. One to be respected!
11-02-2005 03:07PM View Emperor's Profile View Emperor's Gallery  

androctonus

Registered: 06/2004
Posts: 49

well they change by origin little to none but they get lighter and darker like mine i have 2 that are light like this one but i have 3 more that are pretty dark i guess you woyld have to compare the 2 scorpions from different regional areas .. Rating: 5/5 
11-07-2005 11:30AM View androctonus's Profile View androctonus's Gallery  

nixonjr

Registered: 10/2005
Location: OUTER BANKS REGION OF NORTH CAROLINA
Posts: 8
I'm an outdoors person.

thanks all for the info. to my knowledge this species is the "top dog" of scorpions in the area of Iraq that i'm stationed at.
11-07-2005 11:45AM View nixonjr's Profile View nixonjr's Gallery  

Scorpionjunky

Registered: 01/2009
Location: colorado
Posts: 8
huge hobbiest in scopions

Judging from the color It looks like a bicolor. But the claws are to heavy. It has to be a Crassicauda.
01-18-2009 12:34AM View Scorpionjunky's Profile