Dark Tarantula
This is a tarantula I take care of at a sanctuary - they have it listed as Mexican Red Rump B. vagans. Looking for confirmation of this or leads as to what it could be, it is very dark!

Full grown female
That looks like a really old Brachypelma albopilosum to me. Or perhaps an albopilosum/vagans hybrid.
 
Looks kinda like a B vagans x albopilosum. Not to be bred.

Carapace is very dark with no white line around it. Curly hairs. Red hairs on abdomen.
 
Thanks guys, I have a picture of my old B. vagans in my gallery and she looked nothing like this girl. A hybrid makes a lot of sense!
 
@edie Oh, why did I think the girl with the sores was a Brachypelma hamorii (formerly smithi)? Sorry, my mistake. She is looking very dull at the moment, maybe she will moult shortly.
 
A t was brought into a shop i frequently visit and it looked like this t, the person who surrendered it was a middle school teacher who had kept it in his class for 2 decades. He had no recollection of species, we thought it was a B.vagans hybrid until someone suggested it may be Aphonopelma serratum. The specimen we were working was also much more calm than B.vagans in my experience. Further pushing the suspicion that it may be an aphonopelma.
 

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