H. venatoria.... right?

maxident213

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Hello all :)

I recently picked up this 4" beauty as Heteropoda sp. Florida. I'm pretty sure it's H. venatoria, but confirmation on this would be appreciated. The blue legs are a trick of the blue-tinted container it's in. ;) Thanks for any info.


 

beetleman

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females are always just plain brown,not much pattern on them,fatter abdomen,small pedipalps.males are more patterned dark/light brown,swollen pedipalps,more leggier and a way smaller abdomen,ive kept many of these and they are easy to sex:) great spiders! enjoy yours.
 

maxident213

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females are always just plain brown,not much pattern on them,fatter abdomen,small pedipalps.males are more patterned dark/light brown,swollen pedipalps,more leggier and a way smaller abdomen,ive kept many of these and they are easy to sex:) great spiders! enjoy yours.
Gotcha, thanks again.

She has been a delight so far. :)
 
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