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can anyone id this guy?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by ski, Apr 14, 2008.

  1. ski

    ski Arachnopeon

    hello everyone i am new to the 8 legged world
    i got my first tarantula around christmas 07 and i was wondering if any one could help me id it
    it is posted in the gallery as mystery spider
  2. Fingolfin

    Fingolfin Arachnoangel

  3. Philth

    Philth N.Y.H.C. Arachnosupporter

    It looks like one of the black with red hair on the abdomin Brachypelma sp.

    Later, Tom
  4. sparular

    sparular Arachnoknight

    There are numerous "red rump" tarantulas that look very similar. Many of them are from genus Brachpelma. Vagans, sabulosum, and angustum are some of the more common brachypelma species. Less common is Sericopelma rubronitens. Fortunately, the care instructions for these are similar.

  5. ski

    ski Arachnopeon

    thanks for the link for the mexican red rump
    the pic that came up on that sight is exactly what mine looks like
    thanks again,