Psednocnemis brachyramosa

Psednocnemis brachyramosa

Psednocnemis brachyramosa (West & Nunn, 2010) is a very beautiful species from the montane tropical rainforest slopes in Gunung ledang, Johor, West Malaysia. The name is derived from the Greek “brachy”, which means “small”, and the feminin[…]

Pachistopelma rufonigrum

Pachistopelma rufonigrum

Pachistopelma rufonigrum Pocock, 1901 is a very stunning bird spider due to its patterns and coloration from Northeastern Brazil, from the state of Rio Grande do Norte to the state of Alagoas. The spider is mainly[…]

0.1 Haploclastus nilgirinus

Haploclastus nilgirinus

Haploclastus nilgirinus Pocock, 1899, also known as the “Nilgiri dark mustard”, is a very stunning bird spider due to its coloration from the Nilgiri hills in Mahon-Daly, India. The name “nilgirinus” is reffering to the Nilgiri[…]

0.1 Xenesthis immanis

Xenesthis immanis

Xenesthis immanis (Ausserer/1875), also known as the “Colombian Lesserblack”, is a very stunning bird spider due to its size and coloration from Bogota, Colombia, clothed with deep olive-black woolly hairs on mature species. Especially mature males are[…]

Lyrognathus giannisposatoi

Lyrognathus giannisposatoi

Lyrognathus giannisposatoi Nunn & West, 2013, is a very stunning bird spider due to its coloration from Sumatra, Indonesia. Spiders from the genus can be found in northeast India, West Malaysia, Borneo and the Lombok islands, but[…]

Stromatopelma calceatum

Stromatopelma calceatum

Stromatopelma calceatum (Fabricius/1793), also known as the “Featherleg baboon”, is a very stunning and remarkable bird spider due to its coloration and patterns from West-Africa. However she’s been linked with baboon spiders, she belonged to the subfamily[…]

Ephebopus cyanognathus

Ephebopus cyanognathus

Ephebopus cyanognathus West & Marshall, 2000, also known as “blue fang skeleton tarantula” (often abbreviated as “blue fang”), is a very remarkable bird spider due to its coloration and behavior from French Guiana. However she’s named[…]

Brachypelma albopilosum

Brachypelma albopilosum

Brachypelma albopilosum Valerio, 1980, also known as “Curly hair”, is a beautiful and hairy bird spider from Costa Rica. She’s often being called “Honduran curly hair” as well, due to the fact a similar species with[…]

Thrixopelma cyaneolum

Thrixopelma cyaneolum

Thrixopelma cyaneolum Schmidt, Friebolin & Friebolin, 2005, also known as “Cobalt red rump”, is a stunning medium-sized bird spider due to its coloration from Peru. Because some German taxonomists are of the opinion that the name[…]

Brachypelma klaasi

Brachypelma klaasi

Brachypelma klaasi (Schmidt & Krause, 1994), also known as “Mexican pink beauty”, is a stunning and rather rare Brachypelma sp. from Mexico. Although you might think different, the bright coloration on patella, tibia and metatarsi provides perfect[…]