Possible predation on the frog Leptodactylus validus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) by the spider Ancylometes bogotensis (Ctenidae) in Trinidad, W.I.

Renoir J. Auguste, Sachin Maraj, Rainer Deo


On 18 November 2017, at 1900h, while conducting a herpetofauna field trip in the Bush Bush Wildlife Sanctuary, Nariva Swamp, Trinidad (UTM 20N 714726,1148978) at an elevation approximately 15–25 m above sea level), we witnessed possible predation on the frog L. validus by the spider Ancylometes bogotensis (Keyserling 1877).

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