*Adapted from The American Tarantula Society
New World, Terrestrial
Size: Can reach up to 8.5″
Growth Rate: Medium-fast.
Natural Habitat: Brazil.
Housing Needs: Terrestrial setup. Humidity needs are low. Our large female frequently splashes water from her water dish onto the substrate to make a moist area to sit on.
Temperament and Defensiveness: They are on the bold side, but not usually aggressive. They do put on a show at feeding time.
Name and Description History:
Mygale geniculata C. L. Koch, 1841
Scurria geniculata C. L. Koch, 1850
Acanthoscurria geniculata Ausserer, 1871