Fri 03, Jan, 2014
Brasil – Ischnocolinae on trees!

It was on our first tarantula expedition, in autumn 2008 in Brasil – After hiking for almost 7 hours (our guides got lost…) we decided to rest near a big tree. During this break, we spotted a few webbings on this specific tree. Behind the bark was all kind of webbing from spiders, which we could identify as theraphosid webbing. We were able to find some spiderlings of a tarantula spider, first we both thought about some kind of Tapinauchenius/Psalmopoeus species due it’s coloration and it’s arboreal lifestyle. Later on we found an adult female on the same tree, about […]

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