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Brachypelma smithi (Mexican Redknee Tarantula)

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Scientific name:Brachypelma smithi F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897
Common name:Mexican Redknee Tarantula
Synonyms:Eurypelma smithi F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897
Euathlus smithi Baxter, 1993
Orign:Southern Jalisco to the north-west of Oaxaca and to the lands in the states Mexico and Morelos
Legspan:12-15cm
Temperature:Summer (June/July to October/November): 24-29C
Winter (October/November to June/July): 27-32C
Humidity:60-70%
Notes:Often estimated as the most beautiful Brachypelma sp.. Terrestrial, is to be found in tick vegetation, thorny forests and the tropical forests under big stones and roots.
Last Updated on Sunday, 25 April 2010 18:34