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Phormictopus atrichomatus -Red island tarantula

Item #: PHOATR

$ 50.00

  • USD: 40.40$

Scientific Name: Phormictopus atrichomatus

Common Name: Red island tarantula

Type: Terrestrial

Category: New World

Endemic Location: Caribbean

Body length: 4” (10cm)

Diagonal Leg Span (DLS): 7-8”(17-19cm)

Urticating Hairs: yes

Growth Rate: medium-fast

Life Expectancy: Females 18 years / Males 4-5 years

Recommended Experience Level: Advanced

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Scientific Name: Phormictopus atrichomatus

Common Name: Red island tarantula

Type: Terrestrial

Category: New World

Endemic Location: Caribbean

Body length: 4” (10cm)

Diagonal Leg Span (DLS): 7-8”(17-19cm)

Urticating Hairs: yes

Growth Rate: medium-fast

Life Expectancy: Females 18 years / Males 4-5 years

Recommended Experience Level: Advanced

Phormictopus atrichomatus is a species of tarantula that is native to the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. It is a medium-sized tarantula, with a leg span of up to 6 inches. The coloration of this species is typically dark brown or black, and it has a distinctive bald spot on its abdomen. This species is known for its aggressive behavior and fast movements. It is also a popular species in the pet trade due to its striking appearance.

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Size

2.5"F, 1.75", 2", 2.5", 1.5"

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