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Wandering Spider

Cupiennius sp.

Description:

I keep finding this in my Home...totally confused...Huntsman Spider? Wolf spider? Leopard wandering spider or What??? I have gone into some Costa Rican Clubs in which they claim it is the Brazilian wandering spider? According to them we have them here now...??

Habitat:

Gallery Forest. 900 Meters-3000 feet above sea level, next to Tanaca National Park, a Pasture , and in a Garden with Endemic trees, plants and flowers of Costa Rica.


1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 6 months ago
Wandering Spider
Cupiennius sp. File:Cupiennius salei, Adult Male.JPG - Wikipedia


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6 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 months ago

Wow. That is an amazing spider. A nice big one too!

Thank you so much bayucca, I have put so many hour trying to ID this Spider and I have not been satisfied as to what it is...The markings in the butt and in the body do not convinced me on an ID yet... : ( I really would like and an ID because I get lots of them here in my Land...

bayucca
bayucca 6 months ago

Still upset? :-)

bayucca
bayucca 6 months ago

Ctenidae and I think it is a Cupiennius sp., however, not really sure which one. Getazi? Salei? Other one? Male or female?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cupie...
https://www.biolib.cz/en/taxonimage/id25...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cupie...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupiennius...
https://myrockytop.smugmug.com/Travel/Be...
https://spiderid.com/picture/51154/
Male of Salei?
ftp://ieeservftp01.unibe.ch/pub/iee/groups/syn/publications/pdfs/2015/Kuhn-Nentwig%202015%20Venom%20of%20Cupiennius%20salei.pdf
http://instadayz.com/media/1975109677152...
https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/58...
https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/19...

bayucca
bayucca 6 months ago

Upset? Really?

Oh i am so upset there were no takers to ID this beauty.. : (

Alfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.07, Long: -84.52

Spotted on Feb 26, 2019
Submitted on Feb 26, 2019

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