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

Figure 5. Cupiennius getazi Simon (Ctenidae), a closely related but largely harmless species that is often mistaken for Phoneutria. The body color of this species is variable in females, with some taking on a rusty color and others brown.

Credit: Lawrence Reeves, UF/IFAS