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From the Canary Islands -> Promachus cf. latitarsatus
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Posted on 12-09-2020 14:21

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Very big specimen. Botanic garden Viera y Clavijo (Gran Canaria - Spain). 19th August, 2020.

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Promachus sp.
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Thank you Chris.
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Probably P latitarsatus, it also keys out like that and is an endemic I think... according to Weinberg/Baez 1992b the only Promachus on Gran Canaria.


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Thank you Reinoud. P. latitarsatus was my candidate too after being reading about Promachus genre in Gran Canaria.
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