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Poecilotheria metallica (Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider)- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Poecilotheria metallica, one of the most beautiful tarantulas in the world. It’s only found in a small area of less than 100 square kilometres in central southern India. Image by Søren Rafn.

I also want a tarantula in my classroom. And I'm gonna do this on the first day of school. My students will fear me.

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This is called the Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider (Poecilotheria metallica) and even its name is all fancy. They're insanely rare, too, only being found in a single location which is severely fragmented. The extent of occurrence is less than 100 km2. Habitat: Southeastern India and Sri Lanka Status: Critically Endangered

This is called the Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider (Poecilotheria metallica) and even its name is all fancy. They're insanely rare, too, only being found in a single location. Habitat: Southeastern India and Sri Lanka Status: Critically Endangered

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The Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider (Poecilotheria metallica)

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adorable spiders: Poecilotheria ornata, Fringed Ornamental tarantula image source- this spider looks like jewelry !

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ANTILLES PINKTOE TARANTULA (juvenile) (Avicularia versicolor) ©igor siwanowicz Note: This is a corrected post. Thanks to for notifying me that the cobalt blue tarantula was mis-identified, it was actually this tarantula — a juvenile.

Poecilotheria metallica, a species of spider native to India, is among 11 tarantulas being considered for Endangered Species Act protection.

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Just look at this tarantula! It’s simply gorgeous! It’s called the Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider (Poecilotheria metallica) and even its name is all fancy. It Is critically endangered.

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The Gooty Tarantula (Metallic Tarantula) is native to Sri Lanka and southeastern India.

Tarantula purple pinktoe.

Now that is a gorgeous tarantula! It's a Brazilian Pink Bloom for those that don't speak latin arachnid names :)

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