Aphonopelma seemanni
(Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula)

Featured spider picture The spider species Aphonopelma seemanni, commonly known as Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula, belongs to the genus Aphonopelma, in the family Theraphosidae. Aphonopelma seemanni spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Aphonopelma seemanni includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Aphonopelma seemanni is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of September.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Mygalomorphae
  • Family: Theraphosidae
  • Genus: Aphonopelma
  • Species: Aphonopelma seemanni

Other Common Names

Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula


(F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Aphonopelma seemanni (Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula), with the most recent sighting submitted on November 20, 2019 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Aphonopelma seemanni sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Aphonopelma seemanni spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Aphonopelma seemanni has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Ground layer (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Aphonopelma seemanni (Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula) has been sighted in the following countries: Costa Rica.


Aphonopelma seemanni has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

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  • September: 1
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Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

Picture of Aphonopelma seemanni (Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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