Cyriocosmus elegans (Simon, 1889)


Trinidad dwarf tiger (terrestrial)

Habitat: Trinidad, Venezuela (NW, urticating hairs)

Body length: ~ 1,5 cm

Longevity: ♀ ~ 6 years, ♂ ~ 2 years

Even people who avoid spiders cannot deny the cuteness of this species. Not only do these dwarf tarantulas, which are sometimes very hidden, only reach a body length of a good cm, they also have a mirrior on the abdomen that resembles a heart. They all do credit to this, as this species is very peaceful and harmless. But as they grow up, they spend most of their time underground.

current inventory: 0.0.1 (* 09.2020)

ID: 024