Birdeaters is a name given to larger terrestrial species from the Amazon basin region. The name originated from artwork by Victorian naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian’s who illustrated natural history books showing large south American Theraphosids eating birds.
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Piura Birdeater – (Theraphosinae sp. “Piura”)
Undescribed species from Peru with a stunning green colouration and stripes on knees. Very similar to Thrixopelma pruriens
White Striped Birdeater – (Nhandu chromatus)
A very attractive spider from Brazil with markings similar to Acanthoscurria geniculata. though this species has brighter red abdomen hairs and vertical striping on the legs. In the hobby, this was formerly known as Lasiodora cristata. Its a nice species that grows fast and is very popular.
Sazimas Tarantula (Pterinopelma sazmai)
A beautiful iridescent blue tarantula. These are found on a unique ecological island, a habitat high upon tabletop mountains which have a greater rainfall and different soils than the immediately surrounding area.