NW=New World OW=Old World AB=Arboreal TR=Terrestrial

Mexican Fireleg



Mexican Fireleg (Brachypelma boehmei)
1/4", $39 each
This is one of my favorite Brachys, and although a bit more nervous than a few other popular Mexican species, they make up for that in color. Easy to keep and raise, sporadically available. Wonderful spider!


Haitian Brown
Haitian Brown



Haitian Brown (Phormictopus cancerides)
1/2", $20 each, Just Hatched At Swift's!!
From the West Indies to Brazil, this carribean beauty gets quite large reaching 8"+ as adults!!. They have a beautiful purplish to bronze pattern on the carapace and femurs! Babies are beautiful blue! Although the common name suggests these are just a brown spider, these are anything but just brown, with mature males molting into a vibrant purple!! Just Hatched At Swift's!! Neat species, don't let them get away!!

Javan Peach Earth Tiger



Javan Peach Earth Tiger (Phormingochilus sp."rufus")
3/4", $79 each, First U.S. Hatching!!
Fairly new to the hobby, this beautiful Asian arboreal species has tones of red and peach colors overall, with cheveron markings on the abdomen. Similar in behavior to species in the genus Lampropelma, keep these like most asian arboreals with ample height, and deep moist substrate. Typically aggressive, but so beautiful! Reaching 5" as adults, hatched for the first time in the U.S. by breeder Tom Patterson! Don't pass on these awesome arboreals!!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson

Price List Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Scientific Name

Acanthoscurria

Brazilian White Banded


Brazilian White Banded (Acanthoscurria brocklehursti)
1"+, $39 each
Beautiful Brazilian species which is similar to A. geniculata, but has thinner leg banding. Deep dark brown to black background color with bright white banding. Large and impressive reaching 8" as adults!! Hatched in the U.S. by Tom Patterson! Add one to your collection!!

Giant White Knee


Giant White Knee (Acanthoscurria geniculata)
3/4", $29 each
From the northern region of Santarem, Brazil, comes this fantastic terrestrial beauty! Dark, almost black, with red setae on the abdomen and thick white bands on each leg segment, but quite prominent on patella. Although they can be aggressive at times, many consider these gentle enough to handle, which adds to this spiders appeal. Reaches an 8" legspan as adults! Hatched in the U.S. by Jose Berrios of Exoskeleton Invertebrates!! Don't let them get away!!

Aphonopelma

Desert Blonde


Desert Blonde (Aphonopelma chalcodes)
1/4", $20 each
This beauty from southern Arizona, and northwestern Mexico has been collected and kept for many years. Light caramel colored carapace, black femurs with light golden colored legs from patella to tarsus. Abdomen is lightly colored with reddish setae. Very easy to keep 5"+ as adults!

Oklahoma Brown


Oklahoma Brown (Aphonopelma hentzi)
1/2", $15 each
This beauty from the grasslands of Oklahoma, Texas, and several other states in the U.S., has a light caramel colored carapace, black to brown legs and abdomen, lightly colored with reddish setae. Hardy species, not overly aggressive, reaching 4" - 5" as adults! Keep these on the drier side! Awesome spider!

Great Basin Blonde


Great Basin Blonde (Aphonopelma iodius)
1/4", $39 each
This awesome desert species from Utah, California, and Nevada, are as young, similar in looks to A. chalcodes, but as it gets larger, it can change to slighty darker with a slight triangle covering the eye cluster. These were captive produced from adults collected in Delta, UT. Rare in collections, reaching 6" as adults! Limited, Don't pass em up!
Photo Courtesy of Jose Berrios.

Brachypelma

Nicaraguan Curly Hair


Nicaraguan Curlyhair (Brachypelma albopilosum)
1", $29 each
These beauitiful spiders from Nicaragua, are robust and curly! Not to be confused with the Honduran Curlyhair's, which are north of Nicaragua. Like it's common name suggests, these have extremely fuzzy golden brown setae covering the legs, making this spider appear bulky. Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Jose Berrios! Reaching 5"-6" as adults!! A true hobby icon!

Guatemalan Redrump


Guatemalan Redrump (Brachypelma sabulosum)
1/4", $20 each
Beautiful spider from Central America, and Mexico! Brown to black overall in coloration with reddish to orange abdomenal setae. Similar in coloration to B. vagans, (Mexican Redrump), yet not as bright red setae on the abdomenal region. Hardy species, and fairly gentile, these little beasts were hatched in the U.S. by Drew Granato! Reaching 5"+ as adults, not often seen in collections, don't let them get away!

Chilobrachys


Vietnam Blue (Chilobrachys sp."vietnam blue")
1/2", $29 each
Beautiful Chilobrachys species from Thailand and Vietnam, that are a smokey grey with blue legs as adults, especially after a fresh molt. Very similar in appearance to C. dyscolus. Big webbers, these need deep substrate for burrowing, and kept semi-moist. Aggressive, reaching 6" - 7" as adults!...Neat spider!
Photo Courtesy of Imanol Zubillaga.

Cyrtopholis

Puerto Rican Pygmy


Puerto Rican Pygmy (Cyrtopholis portoricae)
1"+, $49 each
Small, but vicious! Two toned brown and black, with a bit of striping on "knees". Look like a miniature L. striatus, "kinda"! Neat little buggers! Reaching 4". Hatched in the U.S. by Sue Anderson!

Ephebopus

Brazilian Emerald Skeleton

Brazilian Emerald Skeleton (Ephebopus uatuman)
1/2", $35 each
Although these beautiful Ephebopus do not actually have leg striping, or "skeleton" like E. murinus, and E. rufescens, E. uatuman are a shimmering golden / green in overall coloration. A bright yellow band seperates the patella and the femur! Deep burrowers, mildly aggressive, these do not possess urticating abdomenal setae, yet have defensive urticating setae on pedipalps! Reaching 4" - 5" as adults! Limited supply!!

Hapalopus

Dwarf Colombian Pumpkin Patch


Dwarf Colombian Pumpkin Patch (Hapalopus sp. "Colombian Small")
1/4", $32 each
Beautiful "true" dwarf species! Similar in coloration to the Colombian Pumpkin Patch (Hapolopus sp. "Pumkin Patch") yet these don't get much larger than 2" as adults!! Gold, orange and black, with an orange spotted abdomen! Babies are tiny, but grow quick! Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Tom Patterson!! A dwarf lovers dream!!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Harpactira

Cape Copper Baboon
Cape Copper Baboon


Cape Copper Baboon (Harpactira cafreriana)
1"+, $99 each, RARE!
Beautiful South African baboon spider! H. cafreriana, from the southwestern Cape, South Africa. Copper to orange overall coloration, with typical "starburst" pattern seen in most Harpactira. Basic tarantula care for these, reaching 4" as adults! Bottom photo is of a mature male! Get em quick!
Photos Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Namaqualand Silver Baboon


Namaqualand Silver Baboon (Harpactira namaquensis)
1"+, $89 each, RARE!
Beautiful South African baboon spider! H. namaquensis from northwestern South Africa, Namaqualand. Grey to silver overall coloration, with typical "starburst" pattern seen in most Harpactira. Basic tarantula care for these, reaching 4" as adults! Get em quick!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Hysterocrates

Nigerian Red Baboon


Nigerian Red Baboon (Hysterocrates latipes)
3/4", $39 each
Rustic red to dark brown, these aggressive African terrestrials are highly moisture dependent and do best with deep moist substrate. Large, reaching 6"+! Limited supply, grab them before the're gone!!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Kochiana

Brazilian Dwarf Pinkleg

Brazilian Dwarf Pinkleg (Kochiana brunnipes)
1/4", $35 each
This beautiful little rainforest species is quite rare in the U.S. hobby, and represents the only species in the genus Kochiana. As young, they have brilliant pink legs from tarsus to patella, with dark almost black femurs, carapace and abdomen. A heart shaped mirror patch is also present on the abdomen. Color fades some as adults, but still has a pale pinkish look to the legs. Being that this is a dwarf species, babies start out quite small at only 1/8", but are quite hardy, and will take fruit flies, small mealworms, and newborn crickets. These will scavenge feed, so they will accept slightly larger baby crickets that are pre killed. Reaching 3"+ as adults, if you like colorful drawf species, you'll like these!

Lasiodora

Brazilian Salmon
Brazilian Salmon


Brazilian Salmon (Lasiodora parahybana)
1", $20 each, Just Hatched At Swift's!!
Huge monstrous terrestrial that rivals T. blondi in size, but much more affordable. Heavy bodies, black to grayish in color with pink-tipped hairs, these awesome spiders are very undemanding in husbandry being so very easy to keep. Reaching up to 10" in legspan, don't miss out on these "Big,uns"!

Megaphobema

Colombian Giant Redleg


Colombian Giant Redleg (Megaphobema robustum)
3" - 4", IMMATURE MALES, $89 each
Giant rainforest beauties from Colombia, M. robustum is a huge spider, and lets you know it! Velvet orange legs, brown to black femurs and carapace, these will rear their back legs in defense! A little aggressive, but very easy to keep, these rarely miss a meal! Reaching in excess of 8" as adults! They are so pretty!

Monocentropus

Socotra Island Blue Leg Baboon
Socotra Island Blue Leg Baboon


Socotra Island Blue Leg Baboon (Monocentropus balfouri)
3/4", $69 each, Just Hatched at Swift's!!
Off the coast of Yemen, on the island of Socotra, comes one of the most beautiful and interesting tarantulas in the hobby today! Monocentropus balfouri, the Socotra Island Blue Leg Baboon is endemic to this beautiful island, along with many other odd and beautiful flora and fauna only found on Socotra! M. balfouri females have a light cream/grey color carapace with dark blue legs from patella to tarsus! Males have a dark blue carapace, and dark abdomen. These have been a favorite for communal keepers, and they seem to do well in groups, with odds being better if they are siblings. Mildly aggressive, reaching 5" as adults! Keep these on the drier side, this hatchout represents Swift's Invertebrates 110th species to breed and successfully hatch!!

Nhandu

Brazilian Black and White


Brazilian Black and White (Nhandu coloratovillosus)
1/4", $20 each
New species to the US hobby in late '98, adults are still quite hard to obtain. They are fuzzy as adults with black and white banding on leg segments, with pink tipped setae...real sweet looking, but are aggressive! Can reach 6.5" in leg span and grow like weeds!!

Pelinobius

King Baboon


King Baboon (Pelinobius muticus)
1/2" $49 each

These are such a majestic creature! Native to East Africa, P. muticus is known as "The King Baboon" for it's size, and is one of the largest of the African tarantulas! Overall coloration is a rustic orange, with velvet like setae covering their massive frame. Reaching in excess of 8", P. muticus is also a thick spider, especially it's rear legs that are oversized, and "muscular" looking. These help in aid to escavates large burrows, so deep substrate is important with these obligate burrowers. They are aggressive, and will go into a threat stance and rub their pedipalps againts their chelicera making a hissing sound to keep the predators away. This is a warning, because they will only bluff for so long. Not often available, limited supply, get em while I got em!

Pseudhapalopus

Colombian Short Hair


Colombian Short Hair (Pseudhapalopus sp. "kurzhaar")
1/8", $39 each, First U.S. Hatching!!
This beautiful spider from Colombia is new to the hobby, and has a light grey carapace with darker legs and abdomen. Slight blue sheen on legs in recently molted adults! Smaller species, reaching 3.5" as adults. Easy to keep, but knowing growth rates on Pseudhapalopus, they are a bit slow growing. Hatched for the first time in the U.S. by breeder Tom Patterson! Get em while I got em!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.


Columbian Salmon (Pseudhapalopus spinulopalpus)
2", $59 each, First U.S. Hatching!!
This beautiful Columbian tarantula has an overall dark background color with faint salmon pink setae sprinkled overall. Reaching 4" as adults, these were hatched in the U.S. for the first time by breeder Tom Patterson!!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Trinidad Copper Top


Trinidad Copper Top (Pseudhapalopus trinitatis)
1/4", $69 each, First Time In The U.S.!!
This beautiful spider from Trinidad and the West Indies, has a copper to orangish colored carapce, chelicerae, and some on patella. Legs and abdomen are dark charcoal colored, especially after a fresh molt. As adults a faint "V" can be seen covering the eyes. Smaller species, reaching 3" - 4" as adults. Limited supply, don't pass em up!!

Pterinochilus

Fort Hall Baboon


Fort Hall Baboon (Pterinochilus lugardi)
1"+ $39 each

Wide spread from the scrublands of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, this fantastic "baboon" species has an overall tan to grey coloration with a "starburst" abdomenal pattern. Other common names of Dodoma Baboon or Tan Baboon have been used. As with all species in the genus Pterinochilus, these are aggressive. If given deep enough substrate, these like to burrow, and extensive webbing is also seen in captive habitats. Very cool species!

Pterinopelma

Brazilian Blue


Brazilian Blue (Pterinopelma sazimai)
1/2", $59 each
This fantastic looking Brazilian species is starting to become more available in U.S. collections. Deep dark blue overall with deep cherry red abdomenal setae. Similar in some aspects to C. cyaneopubescens (Greenbottle Blue), as far as the blue coloration, yet P. sazimai are not as nervous. Reaching 4"-5" in legspan, these are limited, so get them while you can!
Photo Courtesy of Anastasia Haroldsen.

Selenocosmia

Selenocosmia peerboomi


Philippine Greyleg (Selenocosmia peerboomi)
1/2", $39 each
This Filipino species is a overall greyish to golden brown, with a slender build. Thickened scopulae pad on leg 4 can been seen on the metatarsus of S. peerboomi. Deep burrowers, keep them on the moist side. Produced by U.S. breeder Tom Patterson! Reaching 5" as adults. Don't pass them up!!

Sericopelma

S.ruronitens


Panama Red Rump (Sericopelma rubronitens)
1"+, $49 each
Such a beautiful beast! These huge spiders from Panama have been scarce as spiderlings in the hobby lately. Shimmering black overall with a red abdomen! Hardy species with the beauty of B. vagans, with the build of L. parahybana! Hatched in the U.S. by Tom Patterson! Reaching in excess of 8"! Don't Pass Them Up!

Tapinauchenius

Union Island Treespider


Union Island Treespider (Tapinauchenius sp."Union Island")
1", $49 each
Fairly rare in the hobby, this beautiful Tapinauchenius species is also known as the "Caribbean Diamond"! Located on the largest of the islands of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Union Island. Shiny purple sheen on legs with greenish / gold carapace as adults! Reaching 4"+ as adults! Easy to keep, but they are very quick! Don't let them slip away!!
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