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Photo#309207
Sonoran Desert Spider, hunting from a hole - Aphonopelma

Sonoran Desert Spider, hunting from a hole - Aphonopelma
Phoenix, AZ USA, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
July 23, 2009
Size: 2.5" body length
This spider was hunting from a hole in the Sonoran Desert of Phoenix, AZ. 10PM

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Beauty:-)
What a lovely tarantula! Probably a female, though you can't tell gender for certain until the last molt into adulthood. Genus is Aphonopelma, but species ID requires examining the spider in great detail....

 
Aaaah Tarantula
She is indeed a lovely one. It was great hanging out with her(?), and watching her go in and out of the hole. I hope we can figure out what species she is. Thanks for the help.

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