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Insect and Spider Identification: Huntsman or Brazilian Wandering Spider?

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Philadelphia, PA

June 2, 2012
1:59 PM

Post #9149353

A banana shipment recently came into my store and we found a striped spider hanging out inside the box. It's about the size of a quarter. The bananas that are shipped are Del Monte, I believe from Guatemala. I currently have the spider in my house in a jar. Any help would be appreciated but I mostly want to find out because I'm a bit concerned about future banana shipments.

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Minot, ND

June 2, 2012
6:16 PM

Post #9149617

looks more like a wolfie than anything else...
Philadelphia, PA

June 2, 2012
7:37 PM

Post #9149733

You're right. It looks more so like a wolf than the wandering Brazilian. I'm relieved but the thing is still venomous.

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