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    • Theraphosidae
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Recent observations

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What

Desert Blonde Tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes

Observer

sabra2

Date

July 21, 2015

Description

Crossing road after light rain at about 4:30pm.

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What

Texas Brown Tarantula Aphonopelma hentzi

Observer

pnapper

Date

July 18, 2015

Description

Brown Tarantula seen on Heard Museum Trail.

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What

California Ebony Tarantula Aphonopelma eutylenum

Observer

kthajeian

Date

July 29, 2015 07:35 PM PDT

Description

This is one of two tarantulas I saw while casually walking around dusk in Chesebro Canyon. Both tarantulas were out in the open, crossing the path.

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What

California Ebony Tarantula Aphonopelma eutylenum

Observer

kthajeian

Date

July 29, 2015 07:44 PM PDT

Description

This is one of two tarantulas I saw while casually walking around dusk in Chesebro Canyon. Both tarantulas were out in the open, crossing the path.

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What

Desert Blonde Tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 24, 2015 11:02 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Tarantulas Family Theraphosidae

Observer

nic2

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

Baboon spider.
Location: Watamu, sandy grassland. Found active at night, after rain.

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Observer

msyugovich

Date

July 26, 2015 07:14 PM PDT

Description

Hiking on the Porter Ranch loop we ran into this handsome fellow

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Observer

aenglandbiol

Date

July 25, 2015 10:21 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This lovely tarantula was nestled under a flower pot that i had moved. I wouldn't have seen it if i hadn't looked closely.

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Observer

magazhu

Date

July 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Tarántula mexicana rosada Brachypelma klaasi

Observer

escalante-pasos

Date

July 4, 2009

Place

Chamela (Google, OSM)

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Observer

escalante-pasos

Date

July 8, 2010

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Observer

benlabay

Date

May 23, 2015 03:03 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Tarantulas comprise a group of often hairy and very large arachnids belonging to the Theraphosidae family of spiders, of which approximately 900 species have been identified. This article only describes members of Theraphosidae, although some other members of the same suborder are commonly referred to as "tarantulas". Most species of tarantulas are not dangerous to humans, and some species have become popular in the exotic pet trade.

No range data available.