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Indian Violet Spider

Chilobrachys fimbriatus


This is a beautiful tarantula. The carapace is a work of art. The abdomen is a copper color with black stripes. You will very seldom see this species. I don't allow this species to gorge themselves; by doing so they stay at the mouth of their burrow waiting for prey. This allows me to see a natural behavior of stalking and get a glimpse of the tarantula. It is also a prolific Weber and will web the entire enclosure. This species is more for the advanced keeper.


Tropical forest

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Atul 11 years ago

Amazing stuff pal !

YogendraSatam 11 years ago

Thnx 2 all..

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 11 years ago

Cool pictures for first spotting. Welcome aboard.

Uday 11 years ago

hey welcome to PN!
move it to arthropods

CarolSnowMilne 11 years ago

I see this is your first Spot to Project Noah. Welcome to the group! It is a lot of fun and learning too! Keep up the good work!

CarolSnowMilne 11 years ago

I would love to see the size added to your information. Awesome spider!

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Sep 15, 2012
Submitted on Sep 15, 2012

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