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Lasiodora

Including 38 tarantula species, this genus is a group of spiders who are excellent predators. They chase off their prey with dexterity.

Lasiodora Spider

Spider Belonging to this Genus

Brazilian Salmon Pink Birdeater (Lasiodora parahybana)  

Physical Description and Identification

Adults

Size: Spiders of this genus are 3-11 in (7.6 -27.9 cm).

Color: Thesespiders have a dark black body with some species like Lasiodora difficilis exhibiting pink legs as they grow up.

Other Characteristic Features: Their legs are hairy.

Eggs

Female spiders make egg sacs before depositing their eggs in them. Around 1000 eggs are laid at a time. However, the number might differ depending on each species.

Spiderlings

Research regarding the condition and nature of spiderlings is still going on as not many species are well examined.

The Web

These spiders do not rely on webs to catch insects.

Are Spiders of Lasiodora Venomous

Studies and researches are carried on to find out whether spiders of such genus have the capacity to affect humans fatally or not.

Quick Facts

Distribution South American countries Costa Rica in Central America
Habitat Rainforests and other wet places
Diet Insects
Lifespan 10-15 years

Did You Know

  • Many female spiders of the genus eat their male counterparts once the mating is done.

Image Credits: mikebasictarantula.com

Including 38 tarantula species, this genus is a group of spiders who are excellent predators. They chase off their prey with dexterity.

Lasiodora Spider

Spider Belonging to this Genus

Brazilian Salmon Pink Birdeater (Lasiodora parahybana)  

Physical Description and Identification

Adults

Size: Spiders of this genus are 3-11 in (7.6 -27.9 cm).

Color: Thesespiders have a dark black body with some species like Lasiodora difficilis exhibiting pink legs as they grow up.

Other Characteristic Features: Their legs are hairy.

Eggs

Female spiders make egg sacs before depositing their eggs in them. Around 1000 eggs are laid at a time. However, the number might differ depending on each species.

Spiderlings

Research regarding the condition and nature of spiderlings is still going on as not many species are well examined.

The Web

These spiders do not rely on webs to catch insects.

Are Spiders of Lasiodora Venomous

Studies and researches are carried on to find out whether spiders of such genus have the capacity to affect humans fatally or not.

Quick Facts

Distribution South American countries Costa Rica in Central America
Habitat Rainforests and other wet places
Diet Insects
Lifespan 10-15 years

Did You Know

  • Many female spiders of the genus eat their male counterparts once the mating is done.

Image Credits: mikebasictarantula.com

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