Two Species And A Single Name: ‘Double Identity’ Revealed In A Venomous Banana Spider

Eurasia Review


Spiders from the genus Phoneutria - also known as banana spiders - are considered aggressive and among the most venomous spiders in the world, with venom that has a neurotoxic action. These large nocturnal spiders usually inhabit environments disturbed by humans and are often found in banana plantations in the Neotropical...

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