Mysore Ornamental Tree Spiders (Poecilotheria striata) are a medium to large arboreal species growing to a maximum size of 18cm and are native to the Western and Eastern Ghats in India. They tend to be quite defensive and are quite fast. These are one of the few tarantula species known to live communally.
|LATIN NAME||Poecilotheria striata|
|ADULT SIZE||7in (18cm)|
|ADULT ENCLOSURE SIZE||12 x 12 x 18 (30 x 30 x 45cm) minimum|
|LIFE-SPAN||12+ years - Female 2-4 years - Male|