Grand Canyon Black Tarantula

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Scientific name: Aphonopelma behlei

The basics:
The Grand Canyon Black Tarantula is found in the Grand Canyon region of northern Arizona, and is uncommon in captivity.

Appearance / health:
Aphonopelma behlei has a black body, with red abdomenal setae, and whispy reddish setae covering the legs. They reach 5 inches as adults.

Behavior / temperament:
The Grand Canyon Black Tarantula is slightly aggressive.


blue undertones, prettier tarantulas


wild-caught adults, defensive spiders

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