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Psalmopoeus irminia
(Venezuelan Sun-tiger)

Featured spider picture The spider species Psalmopoeus irminia, commonly known as Venezuelan Sun-tiger, belongs to the genus Psalmopoeus, in the family Theraphosidae. Psalmopoeus irminia spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Psalmopoeus irminia includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Psalmopoeus irminia is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Venezuelan Sun-tiger


Saager, 1994

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Psalmopoeus irminia (Venezuelan Sun-tiger), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 20, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Psalmopoeus irminia sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Psalmopoeus irminia spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Psalmopoeus irminia has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: High foliage (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Psalmopoeus irminia (Venezuelan Sun-tiger) has been sighted in the following countries: Venezuela.


Psalmopoeus irminia has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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Featured Pictures

Picture of Psalmopoeus irminia (Venezuelan Sun-tiger) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconDec 20, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconOct 20, 2013
  • RickCWest
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  • Location iconCejal [Upper Orinoco River], Amazonas State, Venezuela
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