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Guyanan Pinktoe



Guyanan Pinktoe (Avicularia avicularia)
3" - 4", FEMALES, $59 each
Beautiful arboreal species, native from Costa Rica to Brazil and the southern Caribbean. Black with pink toes and a blueish overall sheen, and a small amount of reddish setae on abdomen! A. avicularia has a gentle disposition, and are recognized as one of the best beginner's species! Reaching 5" as adults, They're so sweet!

Guyanan Pinktoe



Guyanan Pinktoe (Avicularia avicularia)
3" - 4", INMATURE MALES, $39 each
Beautiful arboreal species, native from Costa Rica to Brazil and the southern Caribbean. Black with pink toes and a blueish overall sheen, and a small amount of reddish setae on abdomen! A. avicularia has a gentle disposition, and are recognized as one of the best beginner's species! Reaching 5" as adults, They're so sweet!



Trinidad Olive Gold (Holothele incei "Gold")
1/2", $32 each

These island beauties from Trinidad are a real treat! Shiny golden color overall. Big "webbers", these little marvels will fill their retreat with tons of webbing! Known to be one of few species, that cohabitate communally! This species also has two distinct color morphs! Small, only reaching 3"- 4" as adults, but a very cool spider! Hatched in the U.S. by Cary Nathan!! Not often available, don't pass these up!

Trinidad Cheveron



Trinidad Cheveron (Psalmopoeus cambridgei)
1/2", $25 each
These Trinidad beauties are a smooth moss green as adults, with orange "lightning Bolts" on the metatarsus, and tarsus, also with nice cheveron markings on the abdomen. Can reach 7", Underrated in the hobby, these are such a good looking spider!!

Purple Treespider



Purple Treespider (Tapinauchenius violaceus)
1/2", $39 each
From the lush forests of Guyana, comes an arboreal tarantula of much fascination! The Purple Treespider (Tapinauchenius violaceus), is an agile master of it's surroundings, and can move quite quick. Beautiful deep purple coloration overall, they love to dig also, so it's best to give them deep substrate, but also give them height to the habitat. Reaching 4.5" as adults! Don't let them slip away!!

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!!

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!

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.

Augacephalus

Mozambique Gold Baboon

Mozambique Gold Baboon (Augacephalus ezendami)
3/4", $39 each
This beautiful South African species is a baboon fans treat! Golden in overall color, with a "star burst" type abdomenal pattern, common in many Harpactirinae. Formarly known as Ceratogyrus ezendami, but revised by Gallon in 2010, and put into the genus Augacephalus. Don't let them slip away!!
Photo Courtesy of Anastasia Haroldsen.

Avicularia

Guyanan Pinktoe


Guyanan Pinktoe (Avicularia avicularia)
3/4", $20 each
Beautiful arboreal species, native from Costa Rica to Brazil and the southern Caribbean. Black with pink toes and a blueish overall sheen, and a small amount of reddish setae on abdomen! A. avicularia has a gentle disposition, and are recognized as one of the best beginner's species! Reaching 5" as adults, They're so sweet!

Brachypelma

Honduran Curly Hair


Honduran Curlyhair (Brachypelma albopilosum)
1/4", $15 each
Honduran Curlyhair's are a great pet species, and like it's common name suggests, these have extremely fuzzy golden brown setae covering the legs, making this spider appear bulky. Reaching 5"-6" as adults!! A true hobby icon!

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!

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!

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!

Mexican Redrump


Mexican Redrump (Brachypelma vagans)
1/4", $15 each
This staple Mexican species has been around for ages, but is still very popular and beautiful! Overall black with bright red abdominal setae! Often underated because of its availability, these are sure sweet! Reaching 6" and stocky! These are all around a great spider!!

Ceratogyrus

Curved Horned Baboon


Curved Horn Baboon (Ceratogyrus darlingi)
1"+, $35 each

This fantastic African horned species from Mozambique and Zimbabwe, are an overall greyish brown, with dashes of beige, black, pink, and white. Their foveal protuberance or horn curves backwards, and these have a black mask covering the eye cluster. Aggressive as with most horned species, reaching 5" as adults. These are neat!

Cyriopagopus

Vietnamese Tiger

Vietnamese Tiger (Cyriopagopus vonwirthi)
3/4", $29 each
Recently moved from the genus Haplopelma, to Cyriopagopus These Southeast Asian beauties are usually a dark smokey brown the black background coloration, with chevron markings on the abdomen. Aggressive by nature, these like to dig, so deep substrate is important to these. Females can get large, 6"+! Nice looking spider!

Ephebopus

French Guianan Bluefang
French Guianan Bluefang


French Guianan Bluefang (Ephebopus cyanognathus)
3/4", $49 each
WOW!! Ephebopus cyanognathus is a beautiful tarantula from the lush coastal country of French Guiana, South America. These beautiful terrestrials as spiderlings are very colorful! Blue chelicerae, shimmering emerald green abdomen, with pinkish legs with black "boots" tarsus. When spiderlings, they have a bright orange band at the base of each tarsal segment, that catches the eye quickly. As adults their overall background color turns to a light reddish brown with dark femurs. At the base of the patella on each leg, there is a bold yellow band. The color of the chelicerae on adults turn to a faint purple. Reaching 4"+ as adults, don't pass up these hard to find gems!!

Grammostola

G.pulchripes


Chaco Golden Knee (Grammostola pulchripes)
1/2", $25 each
Fantastic species from Paraguay! These are big and beautiful! Golden patella striping is their trademark, but also is their sweet disposition. A staple in the hobby, one of the best beginner species, very hardy! Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Deen Pollin!! Reaching 7"+ as adults! Don't let them get away!

Chilean Rose


Chilean Rose (Grammostola porteri)
1/2", $25 each
This beautiful Chilean species has been a hobby icon for over 40yrs! G. porteri has a docile disposition and is beautiful! Overall "almond" colored setae with a bright shiney pink carapace. In recent years since Chile had closed it's importation of this species, G. porteri have been a bit harder to find. Reaching 5"+ as adults!! Don't let these get away!!

Heterothele


Tanzanian Chestnut (Heterothele villosella)
1/2", $35 each
Fantastic species from Tanzania, that is dark overall with golden to greenish coloration upon their carapace, with a nice abdomenal pattern. Small species that is quite the "webber". These are popular for being a communal species in the hobby! Reaching 3" as adults!...Don't let them crawl away!!

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!

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!!

Neoholothele


Trinidad Olive (Neoholothele incei)
1/4", $32 each

Recently removed from the genus Holothele, these island beauties from Trinidad are a real treat! Shiny olive color overall, with slight banding on abdomen! Big "webbers", these little marvels will fill their retreat with tons of webbing! Known to be one of few species, that cohabitate communally! Small, only reaching 3"- 4" as adults, but a very cool spider! Hatched in the U.S. by Jonah Lazich!! Not often available, don't pass these up!

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!!

Phlogius

Black Whistling Spider

Black Whistling Spider (Phlogius sp."black/presley")
4.5", $89 each, MATURE MALE
These fantastic Australian species are large and impressive! Also known as "whistling spiders", adult females of Phlogius sp."black/presley" , are jet black and so beautiful! Being that this species is sexually dimorphic males however, look very different and have light colored legs, and an overall dainty look compared to the larger female. This male matured 10/14/18, so he's fresh! Get him quick!!

Phormictopus


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!!

Caribbean Purple


Caribbean Purple (Phormictopus sp."purple")
3/4", $59 each
Huge species from Cuba, with females being an overall purple! Male Phormictopus sp."purple" once mature are a deep electric purple, and so beautiful! Typical Phomictopus behavior with these, babies are blue like others species in the genus. Easy to keep! Reaching 8"+ as adults!! Limited supply, don't snooze on em!!

Phormingochilus

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

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.

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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