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Desert Blonde Tarantula

Aphonopelma chalcodes

Description:

Main body was about 2" long. Black legs, blond prosoma, orange and black abdomen. Larger palps indicates this to be a male.

Habitat:

4500' elevation. Highdesert Grassland at the foot of an oak forest.

Notes:

This guy was out and about, likely scouting for a mate, following a heavy rain

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Arizona, USA

Spotted on Jul 8, 2013
Submitted on Jul 17, 2013

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