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    • Theraphosidae
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    • Tarántulas
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Recent observations

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What

Tarantulas Family Theraphosidae

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

August 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Costa Rican Redleg Tarantula Megaphobema mesomelas

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

March 16, 2004

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Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

November 17, 2011

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What

Tarántula Brachypelma schroederi

Observer

grammattheus

Date

August 30, 2014 11:17 AM COT

Description

Tarántula encontrada en casa habitación abandonada en Minatitlán, Ver.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

Observer

royaltyler

Date

August 26, 2014 05:26 AM MDT

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What

Tarantulas Family Theraphosidae

Observer

m_prebus

Date

August 10, 2014 02:03 PM PDT

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Observer

lalocastillomx

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Exoesqueleto de tarantula en el Cerro Huixachtlan, CDMX.

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What

Tarantulas Family Theraphosidae

Observer

asemerdj

Date

August 23, 2014 07:20 PM PDT

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What

Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

Observer

dbarrales

Date

August 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Tarántula rodillas de fuego Brachypelma auratum

Observer

nauhyacacoatl

Date

December 8, 2008

Place

Ksa (Google, OSM)

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What

Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

Observer

bonjours2

Date

August 17, 2014 10:28 PM CDT

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What

Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

Observer

taj

Date

August 7, 2014 09:00 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.