What's a relatively little-known species that impressed you?

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There are some species that aren't commonly known/ widespread in the hobby but are gems in their own right. Which of these species are some of your favorites?
 

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I think Monocentropus lambertoni falls into this category. Usually when you see Monocentropus it's usually followed by balfouri. Absolutely stunning tarantulas.

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Bumba cabocla
I'd only ever seen photos of these online up until recently, when I saw one at the pet shop. When I just saw photos of them they looked pretty unremarkable, but in person I thought they were unique and interesting. A lot cooler than I expected.
 

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I'd only ever seen photos of these online up until recently, when I saw one at the pet shop. When I just saw photos of them they looked pretty unremarkable, but in person I thought they were unique and interesting. A lot cooler than I expected.
Although Ive never owned one they do look awesome. Definitly on my wish list.
 

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Down this way i think Selenotypus Wallace doesn't get enough appreciation. It's a somewhat commonly available one so i think alot of people tend to skip over them
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Here are two that I don't hear much about, but I really like:

Bonnetina sp chamela

Sericopelma sp Santa Catalina
 

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I think Monocentropus lambertoni falls into this category. Usually when you see Monocentropus it's usually followed by balfouri. Absolutely stunning tarantulas.

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Except they might not be Monocentropus after all...

Anyway, out of the legions of species I have taken a liking to, if I had to pick one on the spot I'd say Hapalopus triseriatus. Don't have one (yet...) and they are apparently pet holes, but gotta love that coloration.

Thanks,

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Aphonopelma vorhiesi is a neat little species with nice look. I also like my Hysterocrates laticeps I got as a freebie, grew lightning fast and is my most active spider, sits at the entrance of her burrow day and night.
 

clive 82

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They are cool little spiders. They almost look like non-Theraphosids from some angles with the skinny legs. Surprisingly friendly and visible from my experience too.
Im really tempted now lol!
 
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