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Poecilotheria subfusca
(Ivory Ornamental Tarantula)

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Ivory Ornamental Tarantula


Pocock, 1895

Primary Colors

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Poecilotheria subfusca (Ivory Ornamental Tarantula), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 19, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Poecilotheria subfusca sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Poecilotheria subfusca spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Poecilotheria subfusca has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: High foliage (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Poecilotheria subfusca (Ivory Ornamental Tarantula) has been sighted in the following countries: Sri Lanka.


Poecilotheria subfusca has been primarily sighted during the month of December.

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  • December: 1

Featured Pictures

Picture of Poecilotheria subfusca (Ivory Ornamental Tarantula) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconDec 19, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconDec 24, 2016
  • RickCWest
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  • Location iconRedacted to protect the species location., Sri Lanka
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