Cupiennius

Picture ID 51154

Picture of Cupiennius - Dorsal,Parasite

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No idea what kind of spider this is but I’m very curious. It is about the size of a drink coaster.

  • Submitted by: 
    Schremp18
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2019
  • Photographed: Dec 29, 2018
  • Spider: Cupiennius
  • Location: San Isidro, Costa Rica
  • Spotted Outdoors: High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal, Parasite
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Hi, this is a Wandering Spider, looks like a Cupiennius species covered in fungus.

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