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Micrathena gracilis

Spined Micrathena - Micrathena gracilis


bayucca 2 years ago

I am really wondering how bayucca could call this one Gracilis...

sjl197v2 6 years ago

There are currently approximately 31 species of Micrathena for Central America alone. I love how people typically say M.sagittata or M.gracilis, but what about all the rest??!? This one seems most like Micrathena zilchi, but not recorded south of Honduras/El Salvador, so is quite an expansion of range into Costa Rica.

CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Cool spider! Hope you can get the correct ID up.

bayucca 9 years ago

I think it is the other one: Micrathena gracilis, female. Sagittata has usually 2 very prominent spikes.

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Con gusto, Alejo

Si Nacho, se parese mucho, creo que si es, mil gracias.

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Alejo si es una M. sagittata
Compárela con esta:
Pero estoy bastante seguro de que si es

Nacho tenes razon y creo que es este dale una ojeada y me das tu opinion... Arrow-shaped Micrathena - Micrathena sagittata

Mil Gracias

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Parece una Micrathena sagitta, pero no estoy seguro. Lo que si es seguro es que es de esa familia

KarenL 9 years ago


Provincia Limón, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 7, 2012
Submitted on Jan 11, 2012

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