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Tarantula

Selenocosmia sp.

Description:

About 5 cm



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8 Comments

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 5 years ago

Okay Chun, I'll send u the photo.. It could be a tarantula, because this spider is more aggressive than hunstman.. Thanks a lot Chun & Mark :)

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 5 years ago

Yes, Mark.
The way it pose, the thick hairs, the long palps and chelicerae
makes it look more like a tarantula than a huntsman.
Need a clear picture of it's eyes to safely confirm that it is a tarantula.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

You might be right Chun... thicker legs, bigger fangs, spinnerets, it looks very like Richard Seaman's Sulawesi model http://www.richard-seaman.com/Arthropods...

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 5 years ago

Can you share with me a high resolution photo showing it's eyes?
That would be really helpful to confirm whether it is a Huntsman or a Tarantula.

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 5 years ago

Thanks Chun! Is that really a tarantula? Or Huntsman spider?

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 5 years ago

Congratulations!
You got yourself a tarantula!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 5 years ago

Thanks Mark.. Maybe, or some kind of parasite..

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Sure looks like a huntsman (carrying mites?)

Jason Alexander
Spotted by
Jason Alexander

Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Lat: -6.81, Long: 107.62

Spotted on Jun 18, 2014
Submitted on Jun 27, 2014

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