Showing 16 Result(s)
South America Tarantula Species

Pumpkin Patch Tarantula – Hapalopus Sp. Columbia

The Hapalopus Sp. Columbia (also known as the pumpkin patch tarantula) is a gorgeous dwarf tarantula that’s native to the Columbian regions. This tarantula has a striking orange coloration along its carapace, and that is exactly where it derives the ‘Pumpkin Patch’ from. Typically, the Columbian Pumpkin Patch are hearty eaters with voracious appetites. In …

Natal Brown Bird Eater (Acanthoscurria natalensis)
South America Tarantula Species

Natal Brown Bird Eater (Acanthoscurria natalensis)

The Natal Brown Bird Eater is a rare Brazilian tarantula that is best known for its dazzling coloration. This species has a rusty brown shade on its carapace which is perfectly complemented by the caramel brown stripes along its knees. Albeit reclusive, the ‘Natal Brown’ can be moderately aggressive, flinging its urticating hair if you …

Flame Rump Spider (Thrixopelma ockerti)
South America Tarantula Species

Flame Rump Tree Spider (Thrixopelma ockerti)

The ‘Flame Rump tree Spider’, is a gorgeous bird spider which is best known for its vibrant hue and calm manners. While most people deem them to be ‘pet rocks’ for their relatively docile disposition, these same creatures can get pretty aggressive if you end up disturbing them in some way. Widely found in the …

Bolivian Black Velvet (Acanthoscurria Insubtilis)
South America Tarantula Species

Bolivian Black Velvet (Acanthoscurria Insubtilis)

The Bolivian Black Velvet is a fast-growing, docile tarantula. It is best known for its friendly disposition and striking looks. Typically, a Bolivian Black Velvet is chocolate brown in color. It comes with a cream-colored border along its carapace, and faint, white stripes along the legs. As evident from its name, the Bolivian Black Velvet …

The Peruvian Green Velvet (Thrixopelma pruriens)
South America Tarantula Species

Peruvian Green Velvet (Thrixopelma pruriens)

The Peruvian Green velvet is an extremely rare and exotic species of tarantula. They are docile, aggressive, and skittish in nature. Native to the region of Chile, South America; the ‘Peruvian Green’ is rarely kept as a pet because of its annoying tendency of flinging urticating hairs at the slightest provocation. That being said, many people still choose …

Brazilian Whiteknee (Acanthoscurria Geniculata)
South America Tarantula Species

Brazilian Whiteknee (Acanthoscurria Geniculata)

Popularly touted as the ‘Giant Whiteknee’ or the ‘Brazilian Whiteknee’ tarantula, the Acanthoscurria Geniculata is a breathtakingly beautiful bird spider which is best known for its spectacular coloration and aggressive nature. This creature also grows pretty fast, achieving a leg-span of eight to nine inches in as less than two to three years.   When you spot the …

South America Tarantula Species

Colombian Purple Bloom (Pamphopeteus sp Machalla) 

Found in the warm, tropical regions of Southern Ecuador, the Colombian Purple Bloom is a rare bird-spider which is best known for its bright hue and massive size. The adult spiders grow up to a length of 7 inches and the females are often seen to be bigger than the males.   The Purple Bloom grows like weeds, and as they start getting …

Nhandu chromatus - Brazilian Red
South America Tarantula Species

Brazilian Red & White Tarantula (Nhandu Chromatus)

Often touted as the Brazilian Striped Red, The Brazilian Red Tarantula is a bird-eating species that is native to the Brazilian and Paraguayan rainforests. These full-grown species are best known for their strikingly beautiful dark brown carapace, slender legs and beautiful, utricating hairs. While their legs come with black and white stripes, their utricating hairs are dark reddish brown …

Grammostola pulchra
South America Tarantula Species

Brazilian Black Tarantula (Grammostola Pulchra)

The Brazlian Black Tarantula – Grammostola pulchra, is a head turning and stunning species of tarantula, more commonly known as the Brazilian black tarantula. This is a fantastic choice for people who are fairly new to the hobby. They do not have the bad temper that many other species do. They are gentle and very …

South America Tarantula Species

Trinidad Chevron Tarantula (Psalmopoeus cambridgei)

The Trinidad Chevron tarantula (Psalmopoeus cambidgei) is a unique old world tarantula native to Trinidad (hence the name).  They are easily distinguishable by their beautiful markings. Ranging from a dark green, grey or dark brown base, an abdomen with multiple Chevron patterns and lighter coloured hairs covering its entire body giving it a furry look. …