Peacock Parachute Spider Poecilotheria metallica

Peacock Parachute Spider
Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Spider
The Peacock Parachute Spider, Peacock Tarantula or Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Spider is tree-dwelling and native to one dry forest of south central India. Leg-span can exceed 7 inches (18cm).
Peacock Parachute Spider
Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Spider
As an adult, it is mainly blue, the only spider in its genus to be blue. Females can live for 12-15 years, males 3-4 years. It has a painful dry bite; if it bites with venom it can have complications but is not likely to be lethal.