Unidentified

Picture ID 134327

Picture of unidentified spider
  • Submitted by: 
    LeahD21
  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2021
  • Photographed: Feb 14, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Savannes Bay, Saint Lucia
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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TangledWeb

He appears to be Heteropoda venatoria, a Huntsman Spider. Thank you for measuring him! He’s not native to St. Lucia, I didn’t find any confirmed sightings of the species there. If you have any kind of governmental agency that tracts introduced species they might be interested in this. He isn’t dangerous to people, actually they are often welcome in homes for their ability to catch insects. We don’t appear to have St. Lucia in our site’s locations. We add locations when we receive submissions from them. @ItsyBitsy Hope you are well, when you eventually have an opportunity, (it will happen… Read more »

ItsyBitsy

Sorry, I don’t know how to add locations. Not sure if it’s even within my capabilities.