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[…]

Iridopelma zorodes

Iridopelma zorodes

Iridopelma zorodes (Mello-Leitão/1926), also known as “Bahia Purple Red” or “Brazilian purple pinktoe” is a very beautiful small to medium-sized bird spider from Brazil. Typhoclaena zorodes Mello-Leitão/1926, as she was first called, was described from a[…]

Cyriopagopus schioedtei

Cyriopagopus schioedtei

Cyriopagopus schioedtei (Thorell, 1891), also known as “Malaysian Earth Tiger”, is a very beautiful bird spider due to its size, behavior and coloration from Malaysia. The “tiger” in her name refers to the remarkable and intermittent pattern on[…]

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[…]

Idiothele mira

Idiothele mira

Idiothele mira Gallon, 2010, also known as “Blue foot baboon” is a beautiful bird spider due to its coloration and trapdoor-behavior from South-Africa. She’s easily recognized by her blue tarsi and metatarsi. African bird spiders are[…]

Thrixopelma ockerti

Thrixopelma ockerti

Thrixopelma ockerti Schmidt, 1994, also known as “Flame rump tree spider” or “Peru flame rump”, is a beautiful bird spiders due to its coloration and behavior from Peru. The rather dull colors at early age become[…]

Pterinochilus lugardi

Pterinochilus lugardi

Pterinochilus lugardi Pocock, 1900, also known as “Grey starburst baboon”, “Dodoma baboon”, Fort hall baboon” or “Tanzanian blonde baboon”, is a remarkable bird spider due to its coloration and behavior from East- and South-Africa. African bird spiders[…]

Ceratogyrus marshalli

Ceratogyrus marshalli

Ceratogyrus marshalli Pocock, 1897, also known as “Straight horned baboon” or “Great horned baboon”, is a very beautiful bird spider due to its remarkable horn on the centre of her carapace from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. African bird spiders are commonly[…]

Theraphosa blondi

Theraphosa blondi

Theraphosa blondi (Latreille, 1804), also known as the “Goliath birdeater”, is a very stunning and remarkable bird spider due to its size from Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname and Venezuela. In 1804 the spider became “Mygale[…]

Ornithoctonus aureotibialis

Ornithoctonus aureotibialis

Ornithoctonus aureotibialis von Wirth & Striffler, 2005, also known as the “Thailand golden fringe”, is a very stunning and remarkable bird spider due to its behavior and coloration from Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia. At the level of the[…]