Stromatopelma calceatum

Feather Leg Baboon (1cm)

Fabricius, 1793

Stromatopelma calceatum
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5.00

Stock Description:

Unsexed Spiderlings approx. 1cm

Availability: Occasional
Source: CB
Qty:

Species Info:

Origin

Ghana

Lifestyle

Aboreal

Temp

24-28°C

Humidity

60-70%

Leg Span

16cm

Disposition

Aggressive

Suitability

3

A beautiful African arboreal a little similar to H.maculata but larger in size with red markings. Very easy to keep and breed they is very defensive and will bite if disturbed.

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Literature References

Carpenter, P. 1990. Stromatopelma calceata. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 6(2): 3-4.
Carpenter, P. 1992. Breeding data: Stromatopelma calceata. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 7(4): 6-7.
Tansley, G. 1994 Stromatopelma calceata: The use of the male scopulae brush during mating. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 9(3): 16-19.
Tansley, G. 2011. Stromatopelma calceatum: Field observations and breeding notes. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 27(1): 8-11.