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Texas Brown Tarantula

Aphonopelma hentzi

Description:

Dark brown legs with lighter brown body.

Habitat:

Found on the road at dusk in Palo Duro Canyon SP

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8 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

If you read my habitat section you can answer that for yourself :)

landryallen27
landryallen27 7 years ago

Did you find it at Palo Duro
Canyon state park

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Me too considering the males only live 5-6 years and the females live 30+ years haha. He is on a mission!

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Hope he finds the woman of his dreams.

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Yep! When it's warm out, every time I go to the nearby state park I see several of these guys while crossing the road. I always get out and try to get them off the road. Most of them get in threat posses and throw hairs at me, but this guy just kept getting into a ball when I would touch him. So I just picked him up and moved him off the road lol

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

what was this guy doing? strolling around?

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

I finally saw the Tarantulas of Mt Diablo. Took me 2 hrs to find this one.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/430...
Due to the recent fires,the ranger told me that they were seeing 5/day instead of the usual 18/day.

Ingrid3
Ingrid3 7 years ago

lovely!

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

Canyon, Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 18, 2013
Submitted on Oct 21, 2013

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