Unidentified

Picture ID 46236

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

I found it on the road it looked dead. It does not move much but if i jiggle the box around it will run like a MF other than that it stays harmless. What does it eat? How venomnous is it in a scale from 1-10

  • Submitted by: 
    Acordonl1
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2018
  • Photographed: Oct 25, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: San pedro sula, cortes, Honduras
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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Trahearne

That looks a lot like a tarantula. Their bites are usually around as bad as a bee sting, and they can eat crickets or cockroaches. What a nice find, I hope they do well.

Trahearne

Yes, many tarantulas aren’t very active as they are lay and wait predators. My own tarantula comes out of her hide a few times a week, usually only when she’s hungry. And female tarantulas are usually much more stocky and heavy bodied than the males, so you might have a female too! Congrats 🙂