Ceratogyrus darlingi

Eastern Horned Baboon (1cm)

POCOCK, 1897

Ceratogyrus darlingi
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Qty 1-4 5+
Price 4.00 2.80
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Stock Description:

Unsexed Spiderlings approx. 1cm

Availability: Often
Source: CB
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Species Info:

Origin

Mozambique

Lifestyle

Terrestrial

Temp

24-28°C

Humidity

60-70%

Leg Span

13-15cm

Disposition

Defensive

Suitability

3

An interesting species symmetrically spotted and striped abdomen. They also have variegated patterns to the legs of various shades of brown, grey and black. A rear pointing horn that can vary in size between individuals and are larger in Wild caught specimens, which is possibly due to hybridisation in past generations. They feed well, fast growing and relatively easy to breed with females maturing pretty small. They make a great display species as they are heavy webbers and will cover the whole enclosure.

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Literature References

Bagley, M. 2011. Ceratogyrus darlingi: Breeding report. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 26(3): 99-101.
Ezendam, T. 1997. Successful breeding with Ceratogyrus darlingii. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 13(2): 57-59.
Kirk, P. 1990. Notes on breeding Ceratogyrus bechuanicus Purcell, 1902. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 6(2): 7-9.