Comments & ID Thoughts
Theraphosa blondi (Latreille, 1804), female. [Goliath birdeater tarantula] Found in self-made ground burrow on sloped ground in rainforest.
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- Submitted: Dec 7, 2018
- Photographed: Sep 24, 2004
- Spider: Theraphosa blondi (Goliath Bird-eater)
- Location: Kaw Mountains, French Guiana, France
- Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc),Forest
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Dorsal, Webs
Is this in captivity?
No, this adult female was found at her retreat in the Kaw Mtns., French Guiana.
Awesome! Thanks Rick! Things are getting slow on the site due to the cold weather. A Goliath Bird-eater is exactly what we need!