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A. hentzi?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Photos and Videos' started by AnAngryBull, Jun 8, 2018.

  1. AnAngryBull

    AnAngryBull New Member

    Jun 8, 2018
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    My wife just purchased this MM “Texas Giant Tarantula” (she didnt know that MM’s die pretty quick). It was caught locally in Sam Houston National Park out in Conroe TX. Does everyone agree its A. hentzi? [​IMG]

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  2. MassExodus

    MassExodus Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Agreed, it looks like one..several Aphonopelma look similar, especially mature males. Its not an anax, which I think is the closest relative, regionally? Did you research sp. in your area? I'd Google Aphonopelma Revision. Theres a map of known locations, sp. descriptions, pics, etc. It's a fantastic read, researched and created by some spider geniuses. I go back to it a lot. But yeah, probably hentzi.
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