This species is 27.27% complete

Psalmopoeus cambridgei (Trinidad Chevron)

Tropical areas of Trinidad & Tobago
6.8/10 rating (36 votes)
IUCN Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Psalmopoeus Cambridgei
  • Genus: Psalmopoeus
  • Common Name: Trinidad Chevron, Chevron
The Psalmopoeus cambridgei (Trinidad Chevron) tarantula is one of the most popular arboreal species. It's large size, and interesting look makes it many peoples' favourite species! Trinidad Chevron Tarantulas have been acknowledged as "adorable" and "cuddly" due to its' fuzzy appearance. Hence the name, the Trinidad Chevron Tarantula has a chevron marking on its' abdomen, and has bright orange stripes on the ends of its' legs which visibly separates this species from most others tarantulas. Trinidad Chevron Tarantulas can be found in most collections because it is a common species. This species is a good choice for the intermediate keeper, even though they are fast tarantulas. Trinidad Chevrons are inexpensive, easily distinguishable captive tarantulas that are great for most tarantula collections.

Habitat and Type Locality

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Species

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