Acanthopelminae Aviculariinae Eumenophorinae Harpactirinae Ischnocolinae Ornithoctoninae Poecilotheriinae Selenocosmiinae Selenogyrinae Spelopelminae Stromatopelminae Theraphosinae Thrigmopoeinae

Trivia about tarantula

  • It's the Central American stripe-kneed variety of this hairy species seen here
  • (Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from a laboratory.) The Mexican red knee variety of this type of spider is crawling on my hand right now
  • This large, hairy type of spider takes its name from an Italian town
  • This group of large, hairy spiders gets its name from a wolf spider found around Tarranto, Italy
  • This large hairy spider is named for a wolf spider found near the Italian town of Taranto
  • This fanged, hairy spider of the Southwest desert can live up to 30 years
  • Hirsute arachnid of the Theraphosidae family
  • Sometimes called the bird spider, it's the largest of all spiders
  • At almost a foot in leg span, the largest variety of this arachnid is the Goliath bird-eaterof South America
  • The Chilean Rose is a commonly imported type of this arachnid named for an Italian town
  • This largest of spiders spins a tripwire to signal when something approaches its burrow
  • The bird spider, a member of this family of hairy spiders, usually eats beetles, but it does eat small birds on occasion
  • This hairy family contains the world's largest spider, a South American species that has a 10-inch leg span
  • Stand back--it's the hairy variety of spider seen here