Thai Zebra Leg Tarantula Cyriopagopus albostriatus (prev. Haplopelma albostriatum)

Thai Zebra Leg Tarantula
Thai Zebra Leg Tarantula
The Thai Zebra Leg Tarantula is one of the Asian tarantulas, native to Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. Also called just Thai Zebra, the back can also have dark and light stripes or can be plain black. They live in burrows lined with webbing most of the day and ambush prey mainly at night. The female, 12-13cm long, can live for 20 years; the male for 3-4 years. They are trapped, and also farmed, for local human consumption.