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A medium large spider with a gray body that can measure nearly 5 cm. The leg span is nearly 15 cm. The legs are banded with black and yellow and have longer bristles along with the normal hair.
Unfortunately, somewhat common here. We found the one with the egg sac in a bunch of bananas outside our house (700 masl). We have found several in our house in the Amazon rainforest of SE Ecuador.
If cornered they don't try to run! They rear up and are ready for whatever you have. I am guess at the scientific name based on location in Ecuador. I have no idea how to tell the various species apart.
Spotted on May 27, 2011
Submitted on Jan 27, 2019
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