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Decided to rehouse this gorgeous lady, Ceratogyrus meridionalis. She was not too happy about it, stridulating and slapping the entire time....
For the N. incei, what was the male you paired her with? Also gold?
I believe a couple new and similar threads were merged into this one, which is why Andrea's comment seems out of place. :)
Fangs were looking mighty red in this clip, the bitey greased lightning must have moulted recently. Such a cool species.
A very gravid Agelenid, likely one of the genera referred to as "grass spiders." A harmless funnel weaver.
I've had a few moults over the past couple weeks:
T. blondi (female! :woot:)
M. balfouri (previously suspect female, now suspect male :oops:)...
Yes, for the most part. The shape and appearance of the sexual organs (both male and female) is a primary diagnostic character. Sometimes it can...
Consider Meta ovalis for number 3.
Specifically my AF T. rasti.
You can abbreviate, sure, but the abbreviated form should not be the only one presented, IMO. "T. sp. Cuzco" if you are not familiar could be...
Say what?! My AF would not be comfortable inside a 32 oz deli cup at all. She is at least 5" DLS.
Homoeomma chilensis is the updated name. :)
Those Ctenids are amazing.
The 'fluffy' appearance of the egg sacs in the photo imply Steatoda to me.
Not 'today,' but within a couple days for sure.
It was the Endangered Species Act that was protecting the Sri Lankan Poecilotheria via limitations on inter-state sale. The Lacey Act was applied...
They said they don't want something for the children to hold.
I've taken screenshots and turned them into a printed wallpaper. What's your address so I can send the rolls of it to you.
y o u m a y n e v e...
Bait them with prey. When they run out, block off the burrow.
As a kid catching Eratigena, I used to do that and scoop them out of their webs...