Unidentified

Picture ID 192601

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Looks like cyriococus Elegans, but that species is limited to Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago according to the info I could dig up. Thus specimen was seen a little south of the Amazon River in Para state, Brazil at 2.526S, 54.944 W. Any help identifying this spider is greatly appreciated.

  • Submitted by: 
    Michael Zelandia
  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2023
  • Photographed: Dec 7, 2023
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Santarém , Brazil
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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BugmanDan

I do think this is cyriococus Elegans, one of the dwarf tarantulas.
I ran the location through inaturalist and doesn’t look like any specimens recorded.
A hitchhiker or wayward pet would be my conclusion.

BugmanDan

Excellent, keep us posted on any finds.