The Brachypelma boehmei (Mexican Fire-Leg) is a New World terrestrial species that may be inclined to burrow. When on display, there is no chance this spider will go unnoticed. From the bright scarlet red legs to the rust-colored carapace, this species is a true color explosion ready to be the centerpiece of any collection.
Photocred: Chelsea, admin @ PapMama & Sons Ts FB Group, used with permission
Identified: Schmidt & Klaas, 1993
Common Name: Mexican Fire Leg
Origin: Guererro, Mexico (New World)
Lifestyle: Terrestrial, Opportunistic Burrower
Max Size: 5-6"