Brazilian Wandering Spider Facts

    wandering spider

  • The wandering spiders is a term used to refer to the spider family Ctenidae. Previously, the term referred only to the genus Phoneutria but now usually refers to the entire family Ctenidae.


  • a native or inhabitant of Brazil
  • (brazil) the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world’s leading coffee exporter
  • of or relating to or characteristic of Brazil or the people of Brazil


  • Used in discussing the significance of something that is the case
  • A piece of information used as evidence or as part of a report or news article
  • A thing that is indisputably the case
  • (fact) a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred; “first you must collect all the facts of the case”
  • (fact) a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened; “he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts”
  • (fact) an event known to have happened or something known to have existed; “your fears have no basis in fact”; “how much of the story is fact and how much fiction is hard to tell”

brazilian wandering spider facts

brazilian wandering spider facts – Spider-Man (Full

Spider-Man (Full Screen Special Edition)
Spider-Man (Full Screen Special Edition)
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe. A genetically engineered spider turns an ordinary teenager into a web-slinging, crime-fighting superhero who must battle with his best friend’s crazed father in this excellent adaptation of the Marvel Comics tale. 2 DVDs. 2002/color/121 min/PG-13.

For devoted fans and nonfans alike, Spider-Man offers nothing less–and nothing more–than what you’d expect from a superhero blockbuster. Having proven his comic-book savvy with the original Darkman, director Sam Raimi brings ample energy and enthusiasm to Spidey’s origin story, nicely establishing high-school nebbish Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) as a brainy outcast who reacts with appropriate euphoria–and well-tempered maturity–when a “super-spider” bite transforms him into the amazingly agile, web-shooting Spider-Man. That’s all well and good, and so is Kirsten Dunst as Parker’s girl-next-door sweetheart. Where Spider-Man falls short is in its hyperactive CGI action sequences, which play like a video game instead of the gravity-defying exploits of a flesh-and-blood superhero. Willem Dafoe is perfectly cast as Spidey’s schizoid nemesis, the Green Goblin, and the movie’s a lot of fun overall. It’s no match for Superman and Batman in bringing a beloved character to the screen, but it places a respectable third. –Jeff Shannon

Wandering spider

Wandering spider
Wandering spider (Ctenidae). Don’t know the genus or species.

Photographed at La Selva Biological Station, near Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Heredia, Costa Rica. Tweaked a bit in photoshop.

Found this guy at night on the buttress root of a large tree.

Wandering Spider db 5507

Wandering Spider db 5507
Wandering Spider on Bug Lady Tour La Paloma Lodge Drake Bay, Costa Rica.

brazilian wandering spider facts

Spiders of Panama (Flora and Fauna Handbook)
in collaboration with Bruce Cutler and Stefan Heimer
The available information, personal observations, and study of one facet of the beauties of the tropical rain forest of Panama is gathered into a much needed volume which includes the physical, biological, and spider environment of Panama. The complete list of known Panama spiders with literature references and a key to the families and most genera provides the user with an up-to-date guide to this fauna. With over 350 illustrations, numerous charts, graphs, and tables, the coverage of this volume goes far beyond the geographical boundary of the study, making it useful to all students of spiders.