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I would put this on the card: Known to go from 0-60 mph suddenly. Also part jumping spider.
Mine is a freakishly fast little demon during rehousing. Never once has she given me a threat pose, but she did bite the girl who sold her to me. She shrugged it off like a boss :)
Ive found that Lasiodora parahybana, like many species, come in slightly different shades, whether its regional or just slight changes before or after a molt, I don't know. I find it difficult to tell a few of the species apart. My dificilis looks like my Lp, to me. But its only 3 inches or so...
Wait, are you in the US?
Petco sometimes has them..
But yeah theres loads of reputable breeders/sellers. Check our vendor review section, theres also breeders active on this site.
Docility is dependent on the individual spider. There are B smithi with serious attitude problems. Most of them are very docile though. In my experience A geniculata is a look but dont touch spider. Both of mine are, at any rate. My big girl will bite very quickly and is not intimidated by me at...
In one pic the pin is right in the way, in the close up its shadowed. Can you get a flat close up of the slit between the top booklungs? And you could also try opening it. Look up "spermathecae index" Im guessing female atm, but it's just a guess. Whats the dls? 2 or 3" maybe?
Mites will dessicate, dry out and die, much faster than a spider. Completely remove all substrate, water dish, and any prey leftovers, let stand for 3 weeks, and you wont have them, be they springtails or mites. ;)