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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

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    Hi,

    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?
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    2. Micrathena sp.
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    3. A female spider hiding with eggsac in leaves, that had been folded and spun together
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    5. Phoneutria boliviensis
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    9. Avicularia?
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    11. Amplypygid
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    12. Order Opiliones
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  2. GoTerps

    GoTerps Arachnoking Old Timer

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

    Eric
     
  3. dtknow

    dtknow Arachnoking Old Timer

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

    syndicate Arachnoemperor Old Timer

    USA
    Awesome photos!Thanks for sharing :]
    How is it traveling around Ecuador?Could you recommend any locations to visit?
    -Chris
     
  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

    Martin
     
  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.
    Y
     
  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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