Cyrtopholis

Picture ID 3147

Picture of Cyrtopholis - Dorsal

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Cyrtopholis cf. bartholomaei

  • Submitted by: 
    Eengland
  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Photographed: Dec 19, 2017
  • Spider: Cyrtopholis
  • Location: St.Thomas, Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.
  • Spotted Outdoors: Under rock, log, or debris
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to SpiderID! 🙂 How was the ID of your spider determined? The World Spider Catalog doesn’t appear to recognize Cytropholis bertholomei as a valid species. I do see a Cyrtopholis bartholomaei, I assume that’s what you meant though it’s not uncommon for two species to have such similar names. The editing function for general members still needs to be implemented. I see a bunch of Theraphosidae listed for the area but I don’t know them well enough to be sure I’m filing it correctly if I place it to species.

ItsyBitsy

It looks like Cyrtopholis flavostriatus is the one I need a way of ruling out.

ItsyBitsy

(Note to admin.) Genus page needed for Cyrtopholis.

Kyle

Created and moved.