Pterinopelma sazimai (Bertani, Nagahama & Fukushima, 2011)

 

Brazilian blue (terrestrial)

Habitat: Brazil (NW, urticating hairs)

Body length: ~ 6 cm

Longevity: ♀ ~ 20 years, ♂ ~ 5 years

This beautiful tarantula was named after Dr. Named Sazima who was the first to collect this spider in the 70s. Females get a noticeable blue color, while males look more inconspicuous. The actual basic color is brown.

current inventory: 0.0.2 (* 2020)

ID: 025, 042

 
Photos:     ...under construction!