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A couple of arachnids from the ecuadorian amazon

Discussion in 'Field Trips (Natural Habitats)' started by aollgaard, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. aollgaard

    aollgaard Arachnopeon


    I recently went on a short trip to Ecuador, and would like to share a few arachnid photos. I am quite ignorant myself when it comes to identifying the species, so if anybody knows what the species are, please let me know.

    Thank you!

    1. Micrathena cypleata?

    2. Micrathena sp.

    3. A female spider hiding with eggsac in leaves, that had been folded and spun together


    5. Phoneutria boliviensis




    9. Avicularia?


    11. Amplypygid

    12. Order Opiliones

  2. GoTerps

    GoTerps Arachnoking Old Timer

    The second Avicularia (#10) is a mature male A. hirschii. Nice find!

  3. dtknow

    dtknow Arachnoking Old Timer

    Wow on #1, and #8! That must be a MM of something.
  4. syndicate

    syndicate Arachnoemperor Old Timer

    Awesome photos!Thanks for sharing :]
    How is it traveling around Ecuador?Could you recommend any locations to visit?
  5. josh_r

    josh_r Arachnoprince Old Timer

    spider #8 is stunning!!!! how big was that one?? did you see any females of that species??
  6. Hamburglar

    Hamburglar Arachnobaron Old Timer

    Fantastic photos.... looks like you had a great trip..
  7. StungInLove

    StungInLove Arachnopeon

    nice work mate.. #1 and #2 spiders are beautifully strange.
  8. pato_chacoana

    pato_chacoana Arachnoangel

    Great pics! The Amazon is amazing......can't wait to go back there.....
  9. tarcan

    tarcan Arachnoking Old Timer

    #8 is indeed pretty stunning, amazing specimen...

    I love the opilionid as well!

    Nice pictures, thank you for sharing

  10. ErikWestblom

    ErikWestblom Arachnobaron

    I would trade someones right hand for some of those spiders... especially number 8 :D
  11. OMG those are some Beauties. Great Pictures!!!
  12. calum

    calum Arachnoprince

    the scorpion looks like a Tityus Sp. perhaps asthenes..
  13. arrowhd

    arrowhd Arachnolord Old Timer

    Great photos!!!
  14. Nokturnal1980

    Nokturnal1980 Arachnosquire Old Timer

    Amazing photos. I am slightly jealous
  15. 8# is a Ancylometes sp.
  16. burmish101

    burmish101 Arachnobaron

    Wow #8 looks stunning, that is one SEXY spider, i'd give my left nut for one of those:pP
  17. #8 must be a Ctenidae.
  18. Dago

    Dago Arachnopeon

    Nr. 10 is iridopelma sp.?
  19. # 12 and #8

    :clap: Looks like Fun trip! Any reptiles seen ?

    - Jason
  20. I want one.
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