Geographic location of the bug: Ecuadoran andes 30 miles west of Quito
Time: 01:37 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: On a birding tour of Ecuador we found this beauty in the road. It’s about 4-5″ long. Any idea on Species?
How you want your letter signed: BirderKate
Your individual resembles this FlickR image identified as being a member of the genus Pamphobeteus. We suspect the arachnophiles in our readership may write in with a confirmation or correction.