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EENY701: Armed Spiders Phoneutria Perty (Arachnida: Araneae: Ctenidae)

Figure 4. Phoneutria species have red chelicerae (structures under the eyes that hold the fangs) and contrasting yellow and black or white and black on the underside of the forelegs that are displayed when the spider is threatened.

Credit: Lawrence Reeves, UF/IFAS