Phoneutria fera

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Phoneutria fera
Wandering Spider (Phoneutria fera) (10623228224).jpg
P. fera from French Guiana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Ctenidae
Genus: Phoneutria
Species: P. fera
Binomial name
Phoneutria fera
Perty, 1833[1]
Synonyms[1]
  • Ctenus ferus (Perty, 1833)
  • Ctenus sus Strand, 1909

Phoneutria fera is a species of spider in the family Ctenidae found in South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Suriname and Guyana).[1] It is commonly known as the Brazilian wandering spider as well as the banana spider,[2] although these names are applied to other species in the genus Phoneutria, particularly Phoneutria nigriventer.[3][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Taxon details Phoneutria fera Perty, 1833", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2017-04-07 
  2. ^ a b https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/brazilian-wandering-spider-deadly-allegedly-found-asda-bananas-a7321206.html RET. Nov. 06, 2017 03:05 CST
  3. ^ Wolfgang Bücherl; Eleanor E. Buckley (2013-09-24). Venomous Animals and Their Venoms: Venomous Invertebrates. Elsevier. pp. 237–. ISBN 978-1-4832-6289-5.