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Arrow Spider

Micrathena Sagittata


With 4 red horns


At 2800m de altitud in a tropical forest

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Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

No worries, this remains a great spot. I completely understand the angle problem on spiders. Tricky and you dont want to scare them either. Love it though.

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

Aw thank you very much Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman ! Yes it's really the same one. Thank for the ID

The angle is not so clear but I recognize the horns/spines in the back and the horns at the end. It could easily be:

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

No sorry I don't have other angles, it was impossible to get at the other side because the net was very close to the soil. But yes this spider get a very strange body.

Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Oh fantastic spider, if you have some more angles of that very strange body please add, would love to see more!

Jonathan Guyot
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Jonathan Guyot

Cusco, Cusco, Peru

Spotted on Oct 2, 2012
Submitted on Oct 20, 2012

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