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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

maxomick

Date

March 23, 2015 10:22 AM PDT

Description

Was told this was of the Cuppienius genus?

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

November 23, 2014

Place

CBTis165 (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

npollock66

Date

May 28, 2013

Description

Almost bit me, which freaked me out.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

huracan

Date

January 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

January 9, 2014

Description

I believe this is an orange-phase female Cupiennius getazi, but that species is not currently in the iNaturalist database.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

January 9, 2014

Description

I think this is Cupiennius getazi, which is not currently in the iNaturalist database.

Photos / Sounds

What

Genus Cupiennius Genus Cupiennius

Observer

jeroxdl

Date

September 28, 2011

Place

El Zapotal (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Wandering spider (Cupiennius salei) Cupiennius salei

Observer

jenifersegura

Date

June 18, 2013

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What

Wandering spider Cupiennius salei

Observer

screws

Date

September 16, 2004

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

asydabass

Date

August 10, 2012

Description

Wandering spider (Cupiennius coccineus) from Rara Avis, Costa Rica

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anthropogen

Date

the past

Description

Large orange spider, said by locals to be poisonous. I found it living amongst a grove of Bananas.

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Description from Wikipedia

Cupiennius is a genus of wandering spiders found from Mexico to northwestern South America, and on some Caribbean islands. The genus includes both relatively small species where the cephalothorax is less than 9 mm (0.35 in) and large species where the cephalothorax can measure almost 40 mm (1.6 in). The larger species are sometimes seen far outside their native ranges in shipments of fruits, when frequently confused with Phoneutria spiders. However, unlike the dangerously venomous Phoneutria, bites from Cupiennius typically...

No range data available.