Poecilotheria regalis

Poecilotheria regalis

Poecilotheria regalis Pocock, 1899, also known as “Indian ornamental”, is a beautiful bird spider due to its coloration, pattern and behavior from Southern India. However she is the most common amongst the “Pokies”, she’s a robust and beautiful[…]

Poecilotheria ornata

Poecilotheria ornata

Poecilotheria ornata Pocock, 1899, also known as “Fringed ornamental tarantula”, is a wonderful bird spider due to its behavior and size from Sri Lanka. The Poecilotheria-genus is well-equiped with distinctive colors and patterns, although Poecilotheria ornata is[…]

Poecilotheria subfusca

Poecilotheria subfusca

Poecilotheria subfusca Pocock, 1895, also known as “Ivory ornamental” and sometimes wrongfully named as “Poecilotheria bara“, is a beautiful arboreal bird spider from Sri Lanka. Another species resembling Poecilotheria subfusca is known in the hobby as Poecilotheria[…]

Poecilotheria metallica

Poecilotheria metallica

Poecilotheria metallica Pocock, 1899, also known as “Gooty sapphire ornamental”, “Metallic blue ornamental” or “Gooty tarantula”, is a stunning bird spider due to its coloration and pattern from Southeast India. Gooty in its common name refers to the place[…]