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    • Theraphosidae
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    • Tarántulas
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    • Tarantulas
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    • Vogelspinnen

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Recent observations

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Observer

kucycads

Date

December 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Texas Brown Tarantula Aphonopelma hentzi

Observer

septemberone

Date

October 11, 2011

Description

there were 2 of these on my patio about 2 or 3 days apart. This one went under the wood on the back of the house. He did realize I was trying to take a picture tho.

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What

Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

Observer

sebbas_g

Date

December 14, 2014

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What

Tarántulas Family Theraphosidae

Observer

r2o3m3i4n5a6

Date

the past

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What

Texas Brown Tarantula Aphonopelma hentzi

Observer

captainconfley

Date

April 4, 2013 11:03 AM CDT

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Observer

hydaticus

Date

November 25, 2014

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What

Tarantulas Family Theraphosidae

Observer

sas103

Date

December 4, 2014

Description

The saw blade is about 3 inches

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What

Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

Observer

temminicki

Date

October 15, 2011

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What

Tarántulas Family Theraphosidae

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flozanor

Date

the past

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What

Tarántulas Genus Brachypelma

Observer

flozanor

Date

September 9, 2010

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What

Tarántulas Genus Brachypelma

Observer

jayimk

Date

October 23, 2013

Place

Cozumel (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Tarántula del Pedregal Family Theraphosidae

Observer

hectorfarah

Date

November 24, 2014
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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.