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Brachypelma klaasi
(Mexican Pink Tarantula)

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Mexican Pink Tarantula


(Schmidt & Krause, 1994)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Brachypelma klaasi (Mexican Pink 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 klaasi sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Brachypelma klaasi (Mexican Pink Tarantula) has been sighted in the following countries: Mexico.


Brachypelma klaasi has been primarily sighted during the month of August.

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Featured Pictures

Picture of Brachypelma klaasi (Mexican Pink Tarantula) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconNov 20, 2019
  • Photographed Picture iconAug 11, 2018
  • RickCWest
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  • Location iconChamela, Jalisco State, Mexico
  • Comment icon1 Comments
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