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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Wandering spider Cupiennius salei

Observer

juancruzado

Date

November 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wandering spider Cupiennius salei

Observer

juancruzado

Date

November 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

katzider

Date

June 26, 2015 01:50 AM CDT

Description

Description matches phoneutria, not really sure as this species is not present in Veracruz Mexico. Please help with genus. Will try to take more pics if we find it again.

Photos / Sounds

Square

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

What

Wandering Spider Cupiennius coccineus

Observer

npollock66

Date

May 28, 2013

Description

Almost bit me, which freaked me out.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

huracan

Date

January 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

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

Square

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

January 9, 2014

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jeroxdl

Date

September 28, 2011

Place

El Zapotal (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Wandering spider Cupiennius salei

Observer

jenifersegura

Date

June 18, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wandering spider Cupiennius salei

Observer

screws

Date

September 16, 2004
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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.