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Tarantula


Order: Araneae
Family: Theraphosidae - 123 genera, 931 species (per Wikipedia)

Some species on page:

+ California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
+ Goliath tarantula (Theraphosa blondi)
+ Grammostola porteri

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California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)

(formerly Eurypelma californicum.)

Tarantula

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California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Bob
Stanford Dish
October 28, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Tarantula

stanford dish 2018

California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum) (formerly Eurypelma californicum)
Stanford Dish
September 7, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Tarantula and the Galápagos

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California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum) (formerly Eurypelma californicum)
Stanford Dish
September 7, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Male approaching female

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California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum) (formerly Eurypelma californicum)
Stanford Dish
September 7, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Tarantula dance

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California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum) (formerly Eurypelma californicum)
Stanford Dish
September 7, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Tarantula

tarantula

California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Bob
Stanford Dish
October 28, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Tarantula and Bob

tarantula

California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Bob
Stanford Dish
October 28, 2018
Olympus Tough TG-5
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Tarantula close

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California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Stanford Dish
October 28, 2018
Olympus Tough TG-5
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Tarantula on shoe

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California ebony tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Stanford Dish
October 28, 2018
Gopro hero 6 black
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Arachnophilia

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California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
October 28, 2006
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Butt up

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California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Stanford Dish loop
October, 2012

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Hairy legs and all

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Up close and personal

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Stanford Dish loop
October, 2012

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Why Darwin developed arachnaphobia

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Stanford Dish loop
October, 2012

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California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Stanford Dish
October 8, 2017
Canon rebel T5i

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Camouflage

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California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Stanford Dish
October 8, 2017
Canon rebel T5i

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Close encounter

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California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Stanford Dish
October 8, 2017
Canon rebel T5i

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Bob and tarantula

stanford dish 2017

California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
Stanford Dish
October 10, 2017
Olympus Tough TG-5

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Tarantula

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California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
The Stanford Dish
October 1, 2015
Canon 5Dmark2

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Tarantula

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California Ebony Tarantula (Aphonopelma eutylenum)
The Stanford Dish
October 1, 2015
Canon 5Dmark2

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Tarantula

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The Stanford Dish
October 1, 2015
Olympus Tough

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Out of season

tarantula close

Tarantula close
Stanford Dish
March 25, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4
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Tarantula hawk wasp

Tarantula hawk wasp

possibly Pepsis formosa Stanford Dish
June 15, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Grammostola porteri

Cachai?

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Grammostola possibly Grammostola porteri
Santiago, Chile

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Goliath tarantula (Theraphosa blondi)

Goliath tarantula

Goliath tarantula (Theraphosa blondi)
Family: Theraphosidae
Order: Araneae
San Francisco Zoo
October 7, 2016
Canon EOS 7Dmark II

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Goliath tarantula

Goliath tarantula (Theraphosa blondi)
San Francisco Zoo
October 7, 2016
Olympus Tough TG-4

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Modified: October 30, 2018
Renamed: August 15, 2015 (from ../animalz/tarantula.html)
Created: October 24, 2012
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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