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Brachypelma baumgarteni
(Mexican Orange Beauty Tarantula)

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Mexican Orange Beauty Tarantula


Smith, 1993

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Brachypelma baumgarteni (Mexican Orange Beauty 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 Brachypelma baumgarteni sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Brachypelma baumgarteni spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Brachypelma baumgarteni has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Ground layer (1). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

Brachypelma baumgarteni (Mexican Orange Beauty Tarantula) has been sighted in the following countries: Mexico.


Brachypelma baumgarteni has been primarily sighted during the month of July.

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Featured Pictures

Picture of Brachypelma baumgarteni (Mexican Orange Beauty Tarantula) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconNov 20, 2019
  • Photographed Picture iconJul 20, 1994
  • RickCWest
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  • Location iconsoutheastern Michoacán State , Mexico
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