ID request. Tarantula

03 Jul 2013 22:34 - 04 Jul 2013 06:21 #1136 by onflipflops
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I did search a bit and seems like it's something like a Haplopelma sp.
Maybe H. albostriatum?

But honestly I'm really not into this.
It was found along the concrete trail that leads to Haew Narok waterfall, Khao Yai national park.

The cool thing was that it was sitting in it's burrow. Only showing the front legs lined up.
While looking at it, a small grasshopper approached. Slowly it walked straight towards the spider and with extreme accuracy and speed the little grasshopper did not stand a chance and got killed in front of my eyes. Sadly couldn't get a picture where you could see its prey. It's actually eating/killing it on this picture.

Does anyone know what species this is?

Thanks
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04 Jul 2013 06:20 - 05 Jul 2013 12:06 #1137 by WT admin
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What a fantastic picture and sighting! I will see if Ed is about for his opinion on an iD.

P.S. I had a look around the net myself and think your ID of H. albostriatum is correct as well

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06 Jun 2016 13:16 #3823 by rushenb
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I would appreciate an ID on this, found in Kaeng Krachan District.

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06 Jun 2016 13:30 #3824 by rushenb
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Got an ID on FB siamensis.org group; Haplopelma lividum

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