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Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula

Aphonopelma seemanni

Range

  • Central America

Habitat

  • Rainforests

Diet

  • Insects

These nocturnal spiders spend their days hiding inside deep burrows on the rainforest floor.

These tarantulas lay an egg sac that typically has between 50 and 2,000 eggs. The eggs hatch after about 6-8 weeks. While waiting for the eggs to hatch, the female turns and rotates them to prevent them from being deformed.

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