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Phoneutria sp., San Cipriano Reserve, Colombia From the genus Phoneutria (Brazilian Wandering Spiders), this is either Phoneutria depilata or Phoneutria fera (Brazilian Wandering Spider, a notorious species). I'm not sure how to tell them apart. Colombia,Colombia 2022,Geotagged,San Cipriano Reserve,South America,Summer,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Phoneutria sp., San Cipriano Reserve, Colombia

From the genus Phoneutria (Brazilian Wandering Spiders), this is either Phoneutria depilata or Phoneutria fera (Brazilian Wandering Spider, a notorious species). I'm not sure how to tell them apart.

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  1. Looks like a beast! Posted 19 days ago
    1. They're not small. Wish I saw it in their defensive pose, it's truly threatening. Posted 19 days ago
      1. A goal for the next trip ;) Posted 16 days ago
        1. I think you need to seriously provoke them to get them in that state, and if a Brazilian Wandering Spider, that can be dangerous. So yes, sounds like a good goal. Posted 16 days ago
          1. Definitely no big deal for someone who gets in water with electric eels or practically snuggles with paper wasp nests. These are the things that get paths named after you. Posted 15 days ago
            1. Ok, but ignorance and bravery should not be confused. Posted 15 days ago

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Uploaded Jan 14, 2023. Captured Sep 16, 2022 21:20 in R4R2+4Q Calima, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO800
  • 105mm