Theraphosidae
(Tarantulas)

Picture ID 4236

Picture of Theraphosidae (Tarantulas) - Dorsal

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Approximately the size of my hand including its leg span.

  • Submitted by: 
    Lynn
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Photographed: Jan 14, 2018
  • Spider: Theraphosidae (Tarantulas)
  • Location: Coiba Island, Panama, Panama
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 A tarantula … given the general appearance I expect it’s a male. I don’t know Tarantulas well enough to be confident suggesting a genus for you, there seem to be quite a few options in Panama. Perhaps someone will eventually come along who knows him.

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