Costa Rican zebra tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni) on Canvas
Costa Rican zebra tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni) on CanvasCosta Rican zebra tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni) on CanvasCosta Rican zebra tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni) on CanvasCosta Rican zebra tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni) on CanvasCosta Rican zebra tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni) on Canvas

Costa Rican zebra tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni) on Canvas

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This canvas print is sure to make a statement in any space. It’s hand-stretched on a poly-cotton blend canvas with a matte finish coating.

• fade-resistant
• 20.5 mil-thick poly-cotton blend canvas
• hand-stretched
• hand-glued solid wood stretcher bars
• matte finish coating

The Costa Rican zebra tarantula, also known as the striped-knee tarantula (Aphonopelma seemanni), is a species of tarantula inhabiting most of western Costa Rica, as well as other parts of Central America, such as Honduras and Nicaragua, and possibly Guatemala. It is usually black with white stripes near the joint, however a brown color formation also exists for the spider.

Zebra tarantulas are deep-burrowing spiders. They live in open semi-arid scrublands, and are often found in large aggregations. The deep burrows keep the temperature below the highest daytime temperatures, and retain humidity. Conversely as temperatures drop at night, the burrows buffer away from the lowest temperatures.

Zebra tarantulas can grow to about 10–13 cm including legspan. Females can live up to 20 years. Males however, tend to live a much shorter life of up to five years, with approximately a single year of maturity. Diet consists of many insects. In the wild, they will eat a wide variety of insects such as grasshoppers and cockroaches. In captivity they will eat crickets.