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Hisserdude

Hormetica apolinari (Apolinar's Horned Roach?)

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Just received 6 nymphs in the mail today from @wizentrop, they are so neat looking, and bigger than I thought they would be! :D Let's hope they'll do well for me!

Here are some pictures of a nymph:

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So cute right!? :wub:

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Very nice. I use that common name as well. that’s the common name I’m going to sell under whether anyone likes it or not:P

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33 minutes ago, Redmont said:

Very nice. I use that common name as well. that’s the common name I’m going to sell under whether anyone likes it or not:P

Haha cool, I don't know if it'll stick or not, but it's the name I'm using for the time being! (Until someone comes up with something better). :P

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I am a novice and if there is only a Latin name I skip a ad.. Comon names help so much to home in on what I am looking for.. More hissers or so many cool ones ..need more space

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6 hours ago, talace said:

I am a novice and if there is only a Latin name I skip a ad.. Comon names help so much to home in on what I am looking for.. More hissers or so many cool ones ..need more space

Haha, for me it's the opposite, I much prefer Latin names to common ones, since many common names can be applied to several different species, makes things so confusing... :blink:

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4 hours ago, Hisserdude said:

Haha, for me it's the opposite, I much prefer Latin names to common ones, since many common names can be applied to several different species, makes things so confusing... :blink:

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I am 100% in agreement with you on the Latin names.  The same common names can and have been applied to several different species and they are not as specific as the scientific name.  The more that you know about the specific animals that you're keeping the better off you and the animal are.  Just my opinion.

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Maybe I should have said it better lol what I ment was I like the common name but then use the Latin to look up info on them.  

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My nymphs are growing, slowly but surely! :) My largest nymph, (a female), molted somewhat recently, and she's now a beautiful black color, instead of the maroon coloration the smaller nymphs have:

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3 hours ago, dactylus said:

Looking good!!

Thanks, she definitely is! :)

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