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Wandering spider

Ctenidae

Description:

Wandering spiders (Ctenidae) are a family of spiders that are highly defensive and venomous nocturnal hunters. Despite their notoriety for being dangerous, only a few members of Phoneutria have venom known to be hazardous to humans, but the venoms of this family are poorly known.

Habitat:

Seen on the forest floor.

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Karnataka, India

Spotted on Dec 4, 2019
Submitted on Feb 5, 2020

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