Phormingochilus sp. “rufus” (Java) for sale, captive bred. A burrow-inhabiting, Old World tarantula colored in shades of reddish brown. Fast moving, with likely medically significant venom. Recommended for experienced keepers.
The Republic of Indonesia comprises more than 17 thousand islands between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The east end of of one the larger of those islands, Java, is home to Phormingochilus sp. “rufus.” P. sp. “rufus” has been in the hobby sufficiently long that successful captive-breeding efforts have become more widespread, notably so in just the past few years.
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