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Cupiennius getazi, Wandering Spider

Cupiennius getazi

Description:

Spider has just hunt for a rain frog.... near a bromeliad...

Habitat:

Rain Forest Costa Rica

Notes:

I couldn't see if the spider ate the frog, but that was the first time i see a spider, hunting for a frog.

No species ID suggestions

11 Comments

This is the one I just mention..

Usually found in Bromeliads

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 7 years ago

I agree with Marianne....it is about nature!

This is a female, I just add a pic of the male

The Id was possible, thanks to a Great Naturalist in Costa Rica (Jim Lewis) and the British Museum.
La identificación fue posible gracias a un gran naturalista en Costa Rica (Jim Lewis) y el Museo Británico

Gracias a ambas partes. asi como al INBIO

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 7 years ago

"Holly spider", Batman..Its a phenomenal shot!!
Nick

I add the ID for this spider....

I couldn't see if the spider ate the frog, but that was the first time i see a spider, hunting for a frog.

This I think is the same species I post before, I need it´s ID... IF SOMEONE KNOW IT

in fact it is my first time in years of watching this kind of behavior...

Sulabh Bista
Sulabh Bista 8 years ago

This is very different that a spider eating a fly or some bug :D
Nice one.

Marianne Wells
Marianne Wells 8 years ago

THAT is WICKED! Gives me heebie jeebies. I hate spiders but this one is lovely!

Limón, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.24, Long: -83.45

Spotted on Mar 20, 2011
Submitted on Apr 17, 2011

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