Gallery description : red knee tarantula

Red Knee Tarantula (brachypelma smithi) is an animal of the arthropoda type. It lives in semi-desert and scrub land. The weight of this animal is about 15-16g (0.5-0.6oz) and lives for 20-30 years. Birds, reptiles, mammals predators are the dangerous creatures for red knee tarantulas. See the table below to learn more facts.

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Facts about red knee tarantulas
NameRed Knee Tarantula
ClassArachnida
FamilyTheraphosidae
Conservation StatusThreatened
LifestyleSolitary
Top Speed29km/h (18mph)
PhylumArthropoda
Size10-18cm (4-7in)
Main PreyInsects, small mammals and reptiles
GenusBrachypelma
ColourRed, black, brown, white
OrderAraneae
Weight15-16g (0.5-0.6oz)
Average Litter Size40
DietCarnivore
HabitatSemi-desert and scrub land
KingdomAnimalia
Life Span20-30 years
TypeArthropoda
Scientific NameBrachypelma smithi
PredatorsBirds, reptiles, mammals
Skin TypeHair
Image Details
Description Red knee tarantula. Mexican red knee tarantula (Brachypelma smithi) molt: The timing could ...
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