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    Thread: How to Turn geniculata into brocklehursti (ID)

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      As said above...not mature. He definitely looks the male part, thin, leggy...have you looked at his ventral area to confirm? I have one very large female brock that is quite leggy compared to her sister, but, is female without a doubt!
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
      N. chromatus 0.1.0, N. coloratovillosus 0.2.0
      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
      P. regalis 0.2.0, Chilobrachy sai yok 0.1.0, Gorgyrella sp. black Africa 0.1.0
      L. parahybana 0.1.0, L. striatipes 0.2.0, L. klugi 0.1.0, Pamphobeteus sp. Santo Domingo 0.1.0
      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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      Quote Originally Posted by Ranchibi View Post
      As said above...not mature. He definitely looks the male part, thin, leggy...have you looked at his ventral area to confirm? I have one very large female brock that is quite leggy compared to her sister, but, is female without a doubt!

      No, not yet, but I am about to.

      The seller said he posted ventral shots elsewhere and had a few people say it was male.

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      Toss the male in, take him out of the water dish in bolus form the next day.

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      Post pics if you have any reservations...
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
      N. chromatus 0.1.0, N. coloratovillosus 0.2.0
      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
      P. regalis 0.2.0, Chilobrachy sai yok 0.1.0, Gorgyrella sp. black Africa 0.1.0
      L. parahybana 0.1.0, L. striatipes 0.2.0, L. klugi 0.1.0, Pamphobeteus sp. Santo Domingo 0.1.0
      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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      I think this is the perfect thread to post my video.

      https://youtu.be/-QYTBMeZijM

      I don't like the idea that all of them should be considered geniculata. We still need to keep them seperate. Taxonomists vs hobbiest will always and most likely never see eye to eye. We as hobbiest work with more specimens than taxonomists do in my opinion. Therefore I can't see myself on breeding this spiders just because they have similar look to each other and come from different locations/variations. I need hard evidence to tell me otherwise.

      We've seen the differences on both mature male and female of the brocklehursti, so I ask you why consider them geniculata as well? To me that's hard evidence enough to keep the two seperate.
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      This is a late post but, I really like KcFerry's observations about the male and female reproductive organs being incompatible...makes it physically tough for them to interbreed "if" they are a separate species....like the blondi stirmi situation awhile back. Neither of these species were able or even attempted to mate even though they look very similar like genics and brocks....they knew themselves.
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
      N. chromatus 0.1.0, N. coloratovillosus 0.2.0
      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
      P. regalis 0.2.0, Chilobrachy sai yok 0.1.0, Gorgyrella sp. black Africa 0.1.0
      L. parahybana 0.1.0, L. striatipes 0.2.0, L. klugi 0.1.0, Pamphobeteus sp. Santo Domingo 0.1.0
      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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