Heteropoda venatoria
(Huntsman Spider)

Picture ID 97266

Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal

Comments & ID Thoughts

I am staying in Ecuador currently and I've found quite a few interesting species, like this one, I think maybe a Fishing Spider in the genus Dolomedes, and if not, maybe some sort of Two Tailed Spider.

  • Submitted by: 
    Aragog4life
  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2019
  • Photographed: Dec 15, 2019
  • Spider: Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider)
  • Location: Puerto López , Ecuador
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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Arcticwolf115

Hi there this could be a huntsman spider :3

TangledWeb

I think so too. Heteropoda venatoria venatoria. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heteropoda_venatoria Enjoy Ecuador!

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