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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.

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11 Comments

This is the one I just mention..

Usually found in Bromeliads

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 10 years ago

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

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

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

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

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 10 years ago

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

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

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.

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

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

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

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

Sulabh Bista
Sulabh Bista 10 years ago

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

Marianne Wells
Marianne Wells 10 years ago

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

Jonathan Sequeira
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Jonathan Sequeira

Limón, Costa Rica

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

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