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Avicularia avicularia
(Pink-toe Tarantula)

Featured spider picture The spider species Avicularia avicularia, commonly known as Pink-toe Tarantula, belongs to the genus Avicularia, in the family Theraphosidae. Avicularia avicularia spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Avicularia avicularia includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Avicularia avicularia is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Pink-toe Tarantula, Guyana Pink-toe, Common Pink-toe, South American Pink-toe, Pink-toed Tree Spider


(Linnaeus, 1758)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Avicularia avicularia (Pink-toe Tarantula), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 21, 2018 by Spider ID member barnyard. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Avicularia avicularia sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Avicularia avicularia spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Avicularia avicularia has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Ground layer (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Avicularia avicularia (Pink-toe Tarantula) has been sighted in the following countries: Ecuador, Guyana.


Avicularia avicularia has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January:
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  • March:
  • April: 1
  • May:
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  • October:
  • November: 1
  • December:

Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

Picture of Avicularia avicularia (Pink-toe Tarantula) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Avicularia avicularia (Pink-toe Tarantula) Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconApr 20, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconApr 21, 2018
  • Andcamp
  • Location icon15 miles out of the Capital Georgetown., Guyana
  • Comment icon2 Comments
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