araña peluda de color gris con cafe
Araña bajando de una mata de plátano, de aproximadamente 20cm de largo. Lloviendo ligero y de noche como 11PM.
La estaban desarmando las hormigas.
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.
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...