ID a Tarantula

ID a Tarantula

Postby JohanR » Sun Jan 10, 2016 4:36 pm

Hey guys.

Wonder if you can ID this Tarantula for a friend of mine.

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Thnx a mil!
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Re: ID a Tarantula

Postby Westley Price » Sun Jan 10, 2016 6:18 pm

I don't think we have any tarantula guys left on the forum, but I can venture a decent guess.

To me it looks like a Togo Starburst Baboon, Heteroscodra maculata. Not very sure though.
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Re: ID a Tarantula

Postby immaculate geckos » Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:43 pm

red featherleg tarantula (Stromatopelma calceatum
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Re: ID a Tarantula

Postby Bernice » Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:47 pm

I have googled both images... and now I can say for SURE that it is without a doubt a FLUFFY tarantula... :) seriously, no idea...
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Re: ID a Tarantula

Postby immaculate geckos » Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:53 pm

viewtopic.php?f=127&t=31508

article on venom they are renowned for it.
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Re: ID a Tarantula

Postby JohanR » Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:41 am

Thx guys, the pet shop he got it from had no clue even what it was...

I will let him know of the venom side. Luckily he is a very experienced keeper.

Thanks once again!
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Re: ID a Tarantula

Postby Ceratogyrus » Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:49 am

I know its quite late, but it was a Stromatopelma calceatum (Feather leg baboon spider)
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