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Raised M. celer - dorsal - Mecaphesa celer - male

Raised M. celer - dorsal - Mecaphesa celer - Male
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
April 17, 2012
Size: 2.2
I raised this spider in captivity from a hatchling. Of about 90 hatchlings, this was the only one I managed to raise to adulthood. Unlike hatchling Mecaphesa dubia, these hatchlings were not inclined to scavenge on dead fruit flies, so most of them starved. I have a colony of collembola prepared for my next attempt.

Here are entries for his mom (first) and a sibling female that didn't make it to adulthood:


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Raised M. celer - dorsal - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - face - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - side - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - ventral - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - prolateral palp - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - ventral palp - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - retrolateral palp - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - penultimate dorsal - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - penultimate side - Mecaphesa celer - male Raised M. celer - penultimate ventral - Mecaphesa celer - male

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