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Pseudhapalopus sp. torrido

Item #: PSESPT

$ 60.00

  • USD: 48.48$

Scientific Name: Pseudhapalopus sp. torrido

Common Name: 

Type: Terrestrial

Category: New World

Endemic Location:

Body length: 1.25” (2.5cm)

Diagonal Leg Span (DLS): 3”(8cm)

Urticating Hairs: yes

Growth Rate: Fast

Life Expectancy: Females 14 years / Males 4 years

Recommended Experience Level: intermediate

 

 

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Description

Scientific Name: Pseudhapalopus sp. torrido

Common Name: 

Type: Terrestrial

Category: New World

Endemic Location:

Body length: 1.25” (2.5cm)

Diagonal Leg Span (DLS): 3”(8cm)

Urticating Hairs: yes

Growth Rate: Fast

Life Expectancy: Females 14 years / Males 4 years

Recommended Experience Level: intermediate

The Pseudhapalopus sp. torrido, often referred to as a unique and visually captivating species within the tarantula family, is a creature that commands attention within the arachnid enthusiast community for its distinctive characteristics and relatively obscure nature. This species, hailing from the dense forests and underbrush of South America, carries with it a mystique, partly due to its limited documentation and the exotic allure that accompanies many tarantulas.

Characterized by its striking coloration, the Pseudhapalopus sp. torrido displays a fascinating range of hues, from deep, earthy tones to more vibrant blues and greens, depending on the light and the specimen’s mood. Such vivid coloration not only serves as a warning to potential predators but also makes it a highly sought-after species for tarantula collectors and enthusiasts worldwide. Its body, covered in a fine, velvety fur, adds to its unique aesthetic, making it a visually stunning creature.

Behaviorally, the Pseudhapalopus sp. torrido is known for being relatively docile, though, like all tarantulas, it can display defensive behavior when threatened. Its diet mainly consists of small insects and other invertebrates, which it hunts using a combination of stealth and speed. In captivity, they require a habitat that mimics their natural environment, with adequate humidity, temperature control, and space to burrow, reflecting their reclusive nature. Despite its rarity and the specific care it demands, the Pseudhapalopus sp. torrido remains a fascinating subject of study and a jewel in the crown for collectors, embodying the mysterious allure of the tarantula world.

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Size

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

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