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Proctacanthus rufus - First DE Datapoint - Proctacanthus rufus - female

Proctacanthus rufus - First DE Datapoint - Proctacanthus rufus - Female
Fenwick Island, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
August 3, 2009
Size: about 1.5 in.
This was found on the beach dead.

Moved
Moved from Proctacanthus.

Appears
To be correct, female.

 
how
can you tell?

 
Well
If you mean how can I tell it is rufus, the abdomen is fairly distinctive. If you mean the sex, the females have this spiky terminus, and males have the dual, fairly elongate cerci in this genus terminally.

 
Thanks!
I wasn't quite sure.

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