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Haitian Brown Haired Tarantula

Phormictopes canceroides

Description:

A large tarantula that measures up to 20 centimeters across. Long brown hairs cover its body, giving the tarantula its name.

Habitat:

This spider inhabits a variety of habitats ranging from woodlands, to open grasslands, to urban areas.

Notes:

My first wild tarantula, this was an exciting find for me while I was in Haiti.

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ZackUmbarger
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ZackUmbarger

Commune Cabaret, Département de l'Ouest, Haiti

Spotted on Jul 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 22, 2012

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