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Phareicranaus hermosa - closeup, Bellavista, Ecuador A stunning species of harvestmen, characterized by its large heavily armored body that is generously decorated.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/126430/phareicranaus_hermosa_bellavista_ecuador.html" title="Phareicranaus hermosa, Bellavista, Ecuador"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/126430_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1672876810&Signature=%2F%2BbcDzugMI8461%2FI7W56w%2FTtcmk%3D" width="200" height="144" alt="Phareicranaus hermosa, Bellavista, Ecuador A stunning species of harvestmen, characterized by its large heavily armored body that is generously decorated.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/126429/phareicranaus_hermosa_-_closeup_bellavista_ecuador.html<br />
Consider this other species found earlier in Colombia:<br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70115/phareicranaus_gracilis_-_moonwalk_la_isla_escondida_colombia.html<br />
References used for the ID:<br />
https://www.margygreen.com/Invertebrates/Arachnida/Opiliones-Harvestmen/i-vKd9wkv/A<br />
https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreaskay/16181570299 Bellavista Cloud Forest,Ecuador,Ecuador 2021,Geotagged,Phareicranaus hermosa,South America,Spring,World" /></a></figure><br />
Consider this other species found earlier in Colombia:<br />
<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70115/phareicranaus_gracilis_-_moonwalk_la_isla_escondida_colombia.html" title="Phareicranaus gracilis - moonwalk, La Isla Escondida, Colombia"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/70115_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1672876810&Signature=CxtC4f4agUGoq8ttugoQJki0H%2BI%3D" width="200" height="168" alt="Phareicranaus gracilis - moonwalk, La Isla Escondida, Colombia  Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,La Isla Escondida,Phareicranaus gracilis,Putumayo,South America,World" /></a></figure><br />
References used for the ID:<br />
<a href="https://www.margygreen.com/Invertebrates/Arachnida/Opiliones-Harvestmen/i-vKd9wkv/A" rel="nofollow">https://www.margygreen.com/Invertebrates/Arachnida/Opiliones-Harvestmen/i-vKd9wkv/A</a><br />
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreaskay/16181570299" rel="nofollow">https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreaskay/16181570299</a> Bellavista Cloud Forest,Ecuador,Ecuador 2021,Geotagged,Phareicranaus hermosa,South America,Spring,World Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Phareicranaus hermosa - closeup, Bellavista, Ecuador

A stunning species of harvestmen, characterized by its large heavily armored body that is generously decorated.

Phareicranaus hermosa, Bellavista, Ecuador A stunning species of harvestmen, characterized by its large heavily armored body that is generously decorated.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/126429/phareicranaus_hermosa_-_closeup_bellavista_ecuador.html<br />
Consider this other species found earlier in Colombia:<br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70115/phareicranaus_gracilis_-_moonwalk_la_isla_escondida_colombia.html<br />
References used for the ID:<br />
https://www.margygreen.com/Invertebrates/Arachnida/Opiliones-Harvestmen/i-vKd9wkv/A<br />
https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreaskay/16181570299 Bellavista Cloud Forest,Ecuador,Ecuador 2021,Geotagged,Phareicranaus hermosa,South America,Spring,World

Consider this other species found earlier in Colombia:

Phareicranaus gracilis - moonwalk, La Isla Escondida, Colombia  Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,La Isla Escondida,Phareicranaus gracilis,Putumayo,South America,World

References used for the ID:
https://www.margygreen.com/Invertebrates/Arachnida/Opiliones-Harvestmen/i-vKd9wkv/A
https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreaskay/16181570299

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Phareicranaus hermosa is an armored harvestman in the Phareicranaus genus.

Similar species: Harvestmen
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Dec 24, 2021. Captured Nov 6, 2021 20:40 in X8M9+JM Tandayapa, Ecuador.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/14.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm