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tamashii Bur Oak
Bur Oak commented on by tamashii Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA11 years ago

Thanks Carolina!

I figured they were disabled right as I posted it, ha! But with no way to edit the comment, I resigned to looking the n00b for all time.

tamashii Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by tamashii Belem, Pará, Brazil11 years ago

I think it's definitely safe to place it in the Avicularia genus—which specific species, however, is starting to get tougher, hehe. A straight up AviAvi is, I think, the most common, but they are also a bit "thicker" in the legs. It's hard to see, but the abdomen may have similar coloration to the Avicularia avicularia.

This image-link of a geroldi looks almost exactly like the one at your lab: http://www.exotic-animals.org/pajki/slik...

tamashii Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by tamashii Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada11 years ago

It does look like it shares a lot of characteristics of collybioids, but I don't think it fits squarely with Gymnopus confluens.

tamashii Bur Oak
Bur Oak commented on by tamashii Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA11 years ago

I concur that it is likely the leaf of a bur oak: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quercus_macrocarpa">Quercus macrocarpa</a>.

tamashii Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by tamashii Belem, Pará, Brazil11 years ago

I suggest the geroldi due to its coloration and location. However, the prosoma looks to be a bit iridescent which might suggest it is a young Avicularia metallica (a rather docile, timid tarantula), but they are found in Columbia… perhaps someone's pet that escaped?

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