- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Arthropoda
- Class: Arachnida
- Order: Araneae
- Suborder: Mygalomorphae
- Family: Theraphosidae
- Genus: Poecilotheria
- Species: Poecilotheria metallica
Other Common Names
Peacock Parachute Spider, Gooty sapphire ornamental, Metallic blue ornamental, Gooty tarantula
There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Poecilotheria metallica (Peacock Parachute Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on November 9, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Poecilotheria metallica sightings reporting incomplete data.
- Web: 0% of the time, Poecilotheria metallica spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
- Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
- Environment: Poecilotheria metallica has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
- Outdoors: High foliage (1). Forest (1).
Location and Range
Poecilotheria metallica (Peacock Parachute Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: India.
Poecilotheria metallica has been primarily sighted during the month of April.
- April: 1
Poecilotheria metallica is a critically endangered species.