|Vaejovis rubrimanus Sissom, 1991
Photo by Antonio M. Gomezanda. Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Species determination by Edmundo G. Santillan while at (U.N.A.M.) Note: This species isn't part of the Chihuahuan Desert region element. Permission is granted to present this photo. (C) by A.M.Gomezanda (live spec.) aka "red hand" c/o rubri -- manus.
|Vaejovis intrepidus cristimanus Pocock, 1898. I received this specimen from a colleague in California. Species determination by Lee/Sissom and sent to Dr. Sissom and confirmed respectively. Note: This species isn't part of the Chihuahuan Desert region element. (C) Chad Lee. Photo made by the Intel Play microscope.|
|Photo courtesy by David Desoer. Taken during the American Tarantula Society conference 2004.|
|(C) David Desoer|
|Centruroides vittatus (pantheriensis form)|
|Species level status is not certain but the genus Diplocentrus waits further research. Photographed in the region of the Bolson de Mapimi in Chihuahua Mexico.|
|Disclaimer: Digital photography may or may not represent the true color of preserved or field in live.
|Paruroctonus gracilior (pale form). Photographed in the region of the Bolson de Mapimi in Chihuahua Mexico.|
|The three photos presented here are from a 2 week (29 July -August 15 2005) collecting trip (Chihuahua/Durango) for the American Museum of Natural History. I, along with Kari McWest, Lee Jarvas and Dr. W.D. Sissom met up with Dr. Oscar Francke, Cesar Barron, Jesus Ballesteros and Hector Montano (Mexico City (UNAM)) in Chihuahua City, Chihuahua for one heck of an adventure.
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