Cupiennius chiapanensis

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Cupiennius chiapanensis

Hembra adulta de C. chiapanensis, vista dorsal. imported to USA with bananas from Guatemala.

Female adult of C. chiapanensis, dorsal view. imported to USA with bananas from Guatemala.

Note - Photographed in captivity. This species does not have medically significant venom - and can be considered harmless to humans, yet is frequently confused with various species of potentially dangerous Phoneutria (See Phoneutria boliviensis for the Central American region)

Photograph: James A. Kalisch

James A. Kalisch
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