Avicularia avicularia

Avicularia avicularia

Avicularia avicularia (Linnaeus/1758), also known as the “Common pinktoe”, “South-American pinktoe”, “Guyana pinktoe tarantula” and “Pinktoe tree spider”, is a beautiful bird spider due to its hairiness and coloration from Central- and South-America. Avicularia is without any doubt[…]

Heteroscodra maculata

Heteroscodra maculata

Heteroscodra maculata Pocock, 1899, also known as the “Togo starburst baboon” or “Ornamental 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[…]

Phrixotrichus scrofa

Phrixotrichus scrofa

Phrixotrichus scrofa (Molina, 1782), also known as the “Chilean Copper” and the “Chilean violet”, is a neutral but beautiful Chilean semi-dwarfspecies with a rather docile temperament. She’s living across the Argentine border as well, sharing her habitat with Phrixotrichus vulpinus.[…]

Cyriopagopus sp. sumatran tiger

Cyriopagopus sp. Sumatran tiger

Cyriopagopus sp. sumatran tiger is a very beautiful bird spider due to its size, behavior and coloration from West-Sumatra. The “tiger” in her name refers to the remarkable and ongoing pattern on her abdomen, which is[…]

Monocentropus balfouri

Monocentropus balfouri

Monocentropus balfouri Pocock, 1897, also known as “Socotra island blue baboon”, is a very remarkable bird spider due to its coloration and behavior from Socotra-island, part of the Republic of Yemen. However she’s been linked with[…]

Neoholothele incei

Neoholothele incei

Neoholothele incei (FOP-Cambridge, 1898), also known as “Trinidad olive”, is a very beautiful dwarfspecies due to its behavior, coloration, size and speed from Trinidad and Venezuela. Contrary to what you might expect from a tarantula, Holothele incei is[…]

Avicularia versicolor

Caribena versicolor

Caribena versicolor (Walckenaer, 1837), also known as the “Martinique pinktoe tarantula”, “Antilles pinktoe tarantula” and “Martinique red tree spider”, is a very stunning bird spider due to its coloration from Martinique. The spider belonged to the genus Avicularia for[…]

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[…]

Pterinochilus murinus

Pterinochilus murinus

Pterinochilus murinus Pocock, 1897, also known as “Orange baboon tarantula”, abbreviated as “OBT”, “Mombasa Golden Starburst Tarantula”, “Usambara Baboon”, “Orange bitey thing” and “Pterror”, is a beautiful spider due to its coloration and behavior from Central-, East- and South-Africa.[…]

Pterinopelma sazimai

Pterinopelma sazimai

Pterinopelma sazimai Bertani, Nagahama, Fukushima, 2011, also knwon as “Brazilian blue tarantula” or “Iridescent blue tarantuala”, is a wonderful bird spider due to its coloration and behavior from Brazil. She’s named after dr. Ivan Sazima, the Brazilian zoologist[…]