Barylestis variatus (Variatus Spotted Huntsman spider) about 1/4″ – 1/3″ An African huntsman bred here at Fear Not.


Barylestis variatus spiders are a huntsman originating in Africa.  They reach about 2″ and are quite a lot of fun to watch grow and hunt for prey.  They move very differently than tarantula spiderlings, so please beware of their quickness.

Barylestis variatus (Pocock, 1900)