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What is your collection composed of mostly?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by antinous, Jan 7, 2019.

Terrestrial, Fossorial or Arboreal? NW or OW?

  1. Terrestrial

    65.3%
  2. Arboreal

    17.3%
  3. Fossorial

    13.3%
  4. NW

    65.3%
  5. OW

    14.7%
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  1. antinous

    antinous Pamphopharaoh Arachnosupporter

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    Curious to see what people’s collection is mad up of.

    Terrestrial or fossorial or arboreal?
    NW or OW?
     
  2. Sarkhan42

    Sarkhan42 Arachnolord

    I love me my new world terrestrials :)
     
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  3. chanda

    chanda Arachnoprince Active Member

    While I have a little of everything, the majority of my spiders are NW terrestrial species. I started with those because they are easy to take care of, frequently out in the open, and don't have the potent venom of the OW spiders. (That said, I do have OW Ts as well now.)

    I used to only have a few tarantulas (2 NW terrestrial, 1 NW arboreal, and 1 OW arboreal), but then I increased my collection for a presentation on South American tarantulas that I did for a Geography Day event at my local library. If I'm being honest, I didn't need to buy more spiders for the event - but it gave me an excuse to do so! That definitely left my collection heavily weighted toward NW terrestrials.
     
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  4. BoyFromLA

    BoyFromLA ‎٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و Arachnosupporter

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    Terrestrials > fossorials > arboreals

    0.1.1 Brachypelma hamorii
    0.0.1 Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens
    0.0.1 Lasiodora difficilis
    0.0.1 Brachypelma baumgarteni
    0.1.0 Grammostola pulchripes
    0.0.1 Brachypelma klaasi
    0.1.2 Caribena versicolor
    0.0.1 Dolichothele diamantinensis
    0.0.2 Neoholothele incei
    0.1.3 Brachypelma schroederi
    0.0.1 Ephebopus cyanognathus
    0.0.1 Idiothele mira
    0.0.1 Encyocratella olivacea
    0.0.2 Grammostola pulchra
    0.0.1 Pamphobeteus antinous
    0.0.1 Harpactira pulchripes
    0.0.1 Pterinochilus murinus
    0.0.1 Chilobrachys fimbriatus
    0.0.1 Theraphosa blondi
    0.0.1 Thrixopelma ockerti
    0.0.1 Grammostola iheringi
    0.0.1 Psalmopoeus irminia
    0.0.1 Orphnaecus philippinus
    0.0.1 Chilobrachys Sp. Electric Blue
    0.0.1 Ornithoctonus aureotibialis
    0.0.1 Ephebopus murinus
    0.0.1 Hysterocrates laticeps
    0.0.1 Aphonopelma bicoloratum
    0.0.2 Aphonopelma mooreae
    0.0.3 Bumba cabocla
    0.0.1 Avicularia perpurea
    0.0.1 Aphonopelma joshua
    0.0.4 Cyriocosmus elegans
    0.0.1 Acanthoscurria geniculata
    0.0.1 Brachypelma boehmei
    0.0.1 Phormingochilus sp. rufus
    0.0.1 Phormictopus cancerides
    0.0.1 Brachypelma annitha
    0.0.1 Brachypelma auratum
    0.0.1 Xenesthis sp tenebris
    0.0.1 Pamphobeteus sp. paisa
    0.0.1 Lampropelma nigerrimum
    0.0.4 Brachypelma albopilosum
    0.0.1 Brachypelma albiceps
    0.0.1 Xenethis immanis
     
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  5. AnitaTC

    AnitaTC Arachnopeon

    I mostly have new world terrestrials. Then again I started branching out into old worlds barely 2 years ago after 4 years of sticking to new world T's. Although I do love my Avics.
     
  6. 0311usmc

    0311usmc Arachnoknight

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    Old world fossorial and arboreal.
     
  7. Terrestrial
    A. genic
    B.baumgarteni
    B.emilia
    B.klaasi
    GBB
    G.pulchripes
    I.mira
    LP
    L.klugi
    M.robustim
    P.sazami
    T.stirmi

    Aboreal
    C.sp Hati Hati
    L.viloceps
    P.formosa
    2 P.metallica
    2 P.miranda
    P.rufilata
    2 P.regalis
    P.striata
    P.tigerwessli

    Even on both ends lol
     
  8. LV-426

    LV-426 Arachnobaron

    I had everything at one point. Now I all just have are a P. cancerides, P. auratus, and just got 2 B. hamorii slings the other day.
     
  9. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    I like having a mix of different types.

    New World Terrestrial
    • Acanthoscurria geniculata
    • Brachypelma emilia
    • Bumba cabocla
    • Davus pentaloris
    • Grammostola pulchra x2
    • Neoholothele incei
    • Phormictopus sp. "south Hispaniola"

    New World Arboreal
    • Avicularia avicularia x3
    • Psalmopoeus cambridgei
    • Psalmopoeus irminia

    Old World Fossorial
    • Augacephalus ezendami
    • Ceratogyrus marshalli (she's been a pet hole since I got her over a year ago)
     
  10. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnotank Arachnosupporter

    There was a similar thread comparing ratio of terrestrial/arboreal/fossorial here.

    19 arboreal
    9 fossorial
    40 terrestrial

    11 OW
    56 NW
     
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  11. Greasylake

    Greasylake Arachnoprince

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    At this point I mostly have arboreal true spiders.
     
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  12. Minty

    Minty @londontarantulas Arachnosupporter

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    I have an almost even split, but one more OW. I've got a pretty even mix of all types too.
     
  13. FrmDaLeftCoast

    FrmDaLeftCoast Arachnosquire

    All New World with around 70% of them being slings.
     
  14. Teal

    Teal Arachnoemperor Old Timer

    The majority of my collection (70ish out of 100ish) are African baboon species... so, Old World. They vary from terrestrial to fossorial to arboreal depending on the species.

    After that, New Word Terrestrials would be next... Aphonopelma and Brachypelma account for probably close to a dozen specimens. Then have half a dozen Old World Arboreals (Pokies). The remaining few are scattered about.
     
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  15. SonsofArachne

    SonsofArachne Arachnodemon Active Member

    Tarantulas (NW)

    1) 0.0.1 Acanthoscurria brocklehursti
    2) 0.1.0 Acanthoscurria geniculata
    3) 0.1.0 Aphonopelma chalcodes
    4) 0.0.1 Aphonopelma hentzi
    5) 0.1.0 Aphonopelma seemanni
    6) 0.0.1 Avicularia braunshauseni
    7) 0.1.0 Avicularia metallica
    8) 0.1.3 Avicularia purpurea
    9) 0.0.2 Brachypelma albiceps
    10) 0.1.0 Brachypelma boehmei
    11) 0.1.1 Brachypelma emilia
    12) 0.1.0 Brachypelma hamorii
    13) 0.1.0 Brachypelma klaasi
    14) 0.0.1 Brachypelma sabulosum
    15) 0.0.1 Brachypelma vagans
    16) 0.1.0 Caribena versicolor
    17) 0.1.0 Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens
    18) 1.0.0 Dolichothele diamantinensis
    19) 0.1.0 Grammostola iheringi
    20) 0.1.0 Grammostola pulchra
    21) 0.1.1 Grammostola pulchripes
    22) 0.1.2 Lasiodora parahybana
    23) 0.1.0 Megaphobema robustum
    24) 0.1.0 Nhandu chromatus
    25) 0.0.1 Nhandu coloratovillosus
    26) 0.1.0 Psalmopoeus irminia
    27) 1.1.2 Psalmopoeus pulcher
    28) 0.1.0 Sericopelma rubronitens
    29) 0.1.0 Theraphosa stirmi
    30) 0.1.0 Tapinauchenius violaceus
    31) 0.1.0 Xenesthis immanis
    32) 0.1.0 Ybyrapora diversipes

    Tarantulas (OW)

    1) 0.1.0 Chilobrachys fimbriatus
    2) 0.1.0 Chilobrachys sp. kaeng krachan
    3) 1.1.2 Cyriopagopus hainanus
    4) 0.1.0 Cyriopagopus lividus (haplopelma lividum)
    5) 1.1.0 Cyriopagopus sp. hati-hati
    6) 0.1.0 Encyocratella olivacea
    7) 0.1.0 Haplocosmia himalayana
    8) 0.1.0 Harpactira pulchripes
    9) 0.1.0 Heteroscodra maculata
    10) 0.0.3 Hysterocrates gigas
    11) 0.1.0 Lampropelma violaceopes
    12) 0.1.0 Monocentropus balfouri
    13) 0.0.1 Neochilobrachys sp. thailand
    14) 0.1.1 Orphnaecus philippinus
    15) 0.1.1 Pelinobius muticus
    16) 0.1.0 Phormingochilus everetti
    17) 1.0.4 Phormingochilus carpenteri
    18) 0.1.0 Poecilotheria fasciata
    19) 0.1.0 Poecilotheria metallica
    20) 0.1.0 Poecilotheria regalis
    21) 0.1.0 Poecilotheria rufilata
    22) 1.1.0 Poecilotheria subfusca 'lowland'
    23) 0.0.3 Poecilotheria vittata
    24) 0.0.3 Pterinochilus lugardi
    25) 0.0.3 Pterinochilus murinus 'tete'
    26) 0.1.3 Pterinochilus murinus 'usambara'
    27) 0.1.0 Stromatopelma calceatum

    As you can see NW have slight edge species wise over OW in my collection (and I'm getting a B. kahlenbergi this week making it 33 species. I've never really bothered to divide them by terrestrial or fossorial or arboreal.
     
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  16. FrDoc

    FrDoc Arachnobaron Active Member

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    My collection is spread even, and it’s weird because I don’t have a particular preference for specific genera. So, it was not self conscious, it just happened, probably because I’m more of a “That is a gorgeous spider. I need it.", kinda guy. I am considering expanding the collection into the world of non-theriphosid Mygalomorphae, because I’ve discovered some really cool looking spooders there.
     
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  17. jrh3

    jrh3 Knights of The Arachno Table Arachnosupporter

    All new world, not sure im ready for OW yet.
     
  18. Nightstalker47

    Nightstalker47 Arachnoking

    Most of mine are either arboreal or terrestrial, with some fossorials as well(maybe 5-7% of the spiders).
     
  19. boina

    boina Lady of the mites Arachnosupporter

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    Now I feel like I need to start counting once I get home today :shifty:
     
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  20. AphonopelmaTX

    AphonopelmaTX Moderator Staff Member

    Same here. I have been keeping tarantulas for about 20 years and I am still not ready for old world species. :wideyed:
     
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