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Tarantula skin

Avicularia sp

Description:

This skin is from a very hairy light brown tarantula. It appears to be a medium sized tarantula with a leg span of around 6 inches.

Habitat:

This skin was found on the floor in a building in the Amazon rainforest of SE Ecuador. They are very common in houses here.

Notes:

Common to find shed skins. This one was in pretty good shape and I could get a shot with it open and "put together."

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Morona Santiago, Ecuador

Lat: -2.15, Long: -77.69

Spotted on Apr 16, 2011
Submitted on Jan 30, 2019

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