Monday Night Mystery: A Hairy Situation

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Tonight’s mystery is an extremely close look at somebody’s fur coat:

Nice try spidey, but I am not giving you any information here.

 

Which of the organisms below is the one depicted at high magnification in the micrograph?

 

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The first person to pick the correct species from the list gets 5 points for the number, and 5 for the genus. Each person is allowed only one guess. The cumulative points winner for the month of March will win their choice of:

1) A guest post here on Myrmecos
2) Any 8×10 print from my insect photography galleries
3) A myrmecos t-shirt

Good luck!

 

16 thoughts on “Monday Night Mystery: A Hairy Situation”

    1. I just realized that 5 wasn’t the only spider… Should have checked once more! My genus guess is Loxosceles.

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