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netz

Date

January 8, 2020 03:31 PM CET

Description

Captive bred and raised female of P. boliviensis. This species is bred in the pet trade in several countries in the EU since more than 10 years. The ancestors of these specimens were imported form the Peruvian Amazon in the vicinity of Iquitos.

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What

Wandering Spiders Family Ctenidae

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netz

Date

February 10, 2007 06:37 PM CET

Description

Unidentified Ctenidae sp. collected in the vicinity of Iquitos in 2006, showing disc shaped egg sac.

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What

Brazilian Wandering Spider Phoneutria fera

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netz

Date

October 30, 2007 07:42 PM CET

Description

Upload for comparison purposes only. Different specimens, species got taxonomically confirmed.

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What

Brazilian Wandering Spider Phoneutria nigriventer

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netz

Date

December 31, 2006 10:29 PM CET

Place

Paraguay (Google, OSM)

Description

Captive raised late juvenile female of P. nigriventer. Picture added for comparision purposes of the ALE section.

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What

Wandering Spiders Family Ctenidae

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netz

Date

October 22, 2006 04:22 PM CEST

Place

Kenia (Google, OSM)

Description

Unknown Ctenidae form Kenya, captive raised juvenile specimen. Picture added for comparison purposes of the ALE section.

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netz

Date

May 27, 2007 12:37 PM CEST

Description

Adult wild-caught female of Phoneutria boliviensis, showing a bit of the ALE section. Left fron-leg was already severed when captured. Also note, that the spider shows some rubbed of hairs, a condition sometimes found in wild specimen, but not in captive raised ones (aside from very old specimen in captivity, which may loose hairs due to old age).

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What

Brazilian Wandering Spider Phoneutria nigriventer

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netz

Date

May 18, 2007 03:13 PM CEST

Place

Paraguay (Google, OSM)

Description

Upload for comparison. Captive raised late juvenile female specimen. Very similar to P. keyserlingi, but darker base colouration and dark spot at the ventral ophistosoma.

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netz

Date

October 23, 2006 03:26 PM CEST

Description

Upload for comparison purposes. Picture shows a captive raised adult female. Origin is unclear, as the species was introduced by a smuggled egg sac. Seller claimed the egg sac came from Sao Paolo. Picture is taken with flash.

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Observer

netz

Date

September 9, 2007 10:18 AM CEST

Description

Juvenile female of a colour-form of Ancylometes rufus, found in the vicinity of Roura in F-G. Specimen in the picture was freshly moulted (exuvia can be seen on the left side in the pic). Specimen was taxonomically identified by Dr. Hubert Hoefer (SMNK) in 2008.

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Observer

netz

Date

March 25, 2006 03:56 PM CET

Description

Adult female, approx. 4-5 cm leg span, primarily ground dweller, climbing occured but was rare. Remarkingly defensive, was very quick to give a threat posture, only other ctenids i've seen that were so defensive were Phoneutria ssp., which this one clearly is not.

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