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Micrathena gracilis

Spined Micrathena - Micrathena gracilis


bayucca 5 years ago

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

sjl197v2 9 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 11 years ago

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

bayucca 12 years ago

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

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 12 years ago

Con gusto, Alejo

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

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 12 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 12 years ago

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

KarenL 12 years ago


Provincia Limón, Costa Rica

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

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