This is a stunning Brachypelma species, with its golden carapace, dark legs, and dark red hairs on its abdomen. It is found at higher elevations in Mexico, and does well at cooler room temperatures. As with most Brachypelma, they are hardy and easy to care for. Grows 5-6".
Offering 1.5" spiderling
Photocred: Ella @ Ella's Spiders FB, used with permission
Identified: Pocock, 1903
Common Name: Mexican Golden Red Rump
Origin: Mexico (New World)
Lifestyle: Terrestrial, Opportunistic Burrower
Max Size: 5"