Friday 17th November

Costa Rica Here We Come!!! Off on the holday of a lifetime for 2 whole weeks! Back to work Monday 4th December. You are welcome to place orders while I'm away and  I wll sort everything upon my return.


  • Sericopelma species - Santa Catalina Tarantula

Common Name: Santa Catalina Tarantula
Scientific Name: Sericopelma species

Status : Captive Bred  

Country of origin - Panama
Habitat: Ground dwelling
Suitability:  Not for beginners

My Opinion:
These spiders are very pretty, with a beautiful red hue. I think they were originally collected in Panama by Ray Gabriel several years ago but still remain an unidentified species (as far as I know?). They are quite fast moving and skittish as youngsters but don't seem particularly aggressive (I haven't tried handling them). They tend to sit out in the open in full view, which is nice.

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It is difficult to give a size for the spiders as stock is constantly changing. Generally, the small size is a spiderling up to 1.5cm body length (small will be SMALL), juvenile is a grown on spiderling with a body length of about 1.5cm, medium 2cm to 4cm and a large is 4cm to fully adult (but a lot depends on the species!)

If you would like me to measure the body length of any medium or large spider, please send me an email. I cannot measure the body length of small and juvenile size spiders as they are constantly changing.

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Sericopelma species - Santa Catalina Tarantula

  • Product Code: 827
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  • £35.00


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