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3cm blue spider found on small stream of water.
This could also be a new species of tarantula that has been discovered this year.the tarantula is blue in colour so this might just be it.
Use this siteshttp://www.kingsnake.com/westindian/http://www.care-sheet.com/index/Avicular...http://www.tarantulas.co.za/forum/avicul...Juveniles are bright blue and as they grow they turn brown. We have had them before at the invertebrates laboratory in the UPRM. Hope this helps.
never even heard of a blue spider before.. Nucturnal probably with that color.. I wonder if it glows under UV lights like scorpions do!!?Phenomenal find ans photo..
It is very strange spotting since the place were we found it is a rural and very apart place. I don't know of this kind of purple tarantula in Puerto Rico. And is almost equally rare for someone to have a foreign specie as a pet. Could it be endemic?
This can be avicularia purpurea or avicularia versicolor on its maturity.
Larskorb, its not lampropelma violaceopes (Singapore blue) this species can only found in Malaysia or Singapore.
Wow. Amazing find.
WOW... There is another one for a mission BLUE...
WOW what a cool spotting!
wwwwwwwwwwwwwooooooooooowwwwwww a bright blue spider!!! well thats interesting!!!
thats just weird
yes it has some missing legs, it was found while catching fresh water shrimp on a small water stream... it lost some legs in the process ... :( we've never seen one of these over here.
The texture on that leaf is pretty awesome. No idea about the spider, but it does appear to be missing several legs; poor little dude.
Is it a spider? (definitely a Star Trek prop)
wow, looks like an alien
Spotted on Jul 25, 2011 Submitted on Jul 25, 2011
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