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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tarantulas Family Theraphosidae

Observer

raulernestoo3

Date

June 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tiwane

Date

August 30, 2015 06:31 PM PDT

Description

One of 8 we saw today, 7 alive, one roadkill.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

panza_rayada

Date

May 25, 2015 07:44 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Der 2616

What

Goliath Bird-eating Spider Theraphosa blondi

Observer

davidr

Date

August 6, 2015 08:32 AM HST

Description

Bird-eating tarantula (Theraphosa blondi)

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Blonde Tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes

Observer

rangerlauren12

Date

August 25, 2015 05:00 PM MST

Description

Traveling westward crossing a road.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dpalmeri

Date

August 24, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Observed at entrance of burrow at 20:40, in bank located within non-native grassland. Observed adult male and female mating, an adult male wandering (scopulae of metatarsi IV appeared less than half of the length of the metatarsi.), and one other female at burrow entrance within the same general area.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dpalmeri

Date

August 24, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Observed adult male wandering on dirt trail at 19:28, adjacent to a dry creek in disturbed chaparral. Scopulae of metatarsi IV appeared less than half of the length of the metatarsi.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Ebony Tarantula Aphonopelma eutylenum

Observer

broichan

Date

August 24, 2015 07:11 PM PDT

Description

One of several seen each evening this past week

Photos / Sounds

What

Tarantulas Family Theraphosidae

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

August 16, 2015 06:58 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jesuslocbarragan

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Texas Brown Tarantula Aphonopelma hentzi

Observer

afroherpkeeper

Date

June 1, 2015 08:47 PM CDT

Description

5" leg-span. Adult male? Found in Lago Vista, TX.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Desert Blonde Tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 24, 2015 11:30 PM PDT
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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.