Observation of a Spider, Ancylometes bogotensis (Ctenidae), Preying on the Frog Rhinella beebei (Bufonidae) in Trinidad

Graham White


In 2005, Alex De Verteuil, Reginald Potter, Stephen Broadbridge and myself were filming frogs along the Exchange Road between Waterloo and Couva (grid ref: 667800E- 1158300N) when we observed a frog, Rhinella beebei, Beebe’s toad, being preyed upon by a spider, Ancylometes bogotensis.

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