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Ischnothele caudata, female in web (Mygalomorphae, Dipluridae) | by M Hedin
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Ischnothele caudata, female in web (Mygalomorphae, Dipluridae)

terminal article of posterior lateral spinnerets pseudosegmented + procurved fovea make this generic ID possible. Abdominal color pattern + geography suggest the species. Photographed at night in web at base of tree on northern slopes of Volcán Maderas, Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua; primary forest intermixed with coffee

 

wonderful generic revision here: digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/1665

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Taken on January 30, 2012