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Brachypelma is a genus of the family Theraphosidae containing 21 tarantula species.

The genus is native to parts of Central America and it's species are found in Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama and Guatemala.

It's the only tarantula genus as whole that's protected under the international CITES laws, because of the destructions of it's habitats and pet-trade collection.

On this site dedicated to the Brachypelma spp. you can find information about the different species in the genus, along with some information about other arthropods and news from different news sources concerning the smallest among us.

0.1.0 Brachypelma baumgarteni juvenile:

Last Updated on Friday, 20 January 2012 11:37