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

Mexican Golden Redrump



Mexican Golden Redrump (Brachypelma albiceps)
1/4", $69 each
Wow! What a pretty spider! Bright gold carapace, jet black legs, with a beautiful red abdomen! B. albiceps (formarly B. ruhnaui) was first produced in the U.S. by Swift's Invertebrates in 2004!! Don't let this not often available Brachy slip away! Limited supply!



Antilles Pinktoe (Caribena versicolor)
4", $129 each, MATURE MALE!!
One of the most desirable tarantulas in the hobby! Formerly in the genus Avicularia, Caribena versicolor is a tropical Caribbean species, found on the islands of Martinique, Dominica, and Guadeloupe. In the wild they build silken tube type webs and can be found in flora such as bromiliads, trees and also in many man made structures such as buildings at times. Beautiful coloration with striking green, red, and purple, these little "Islanders" are electric blue as babies, and are a very docile species! A "winner" all around! Reaches 5" as adults. Don't let this beautiful male go to waste!!

G.pulchripes



Chaco Golden Knee (Grammostola pulchripes)
1/2", $39 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! Reaching 7"+ as adults! Don't let them get away!

Gold Banded Sunburst Dwarf



Gold Banded Sunburst Dwarf (Neischnocolus sp."Panama")
1/4", $49 each
Beautiful dwarf species from Central America! This colorful species, has a black carapace and legs, with a golden colored abdomen with a "starburst" type marking! Formerly in the genus Ami, Reaching 3"+ as adults! Limited supply! Don't let them slip away!!

V. cristatus



Brazilian Red and White (Nhandu chromatus)
1/2", $39 each
This awesome Brazilian is one of the most beautiful tarantula species! Black legs, with "skeleton" type striping, a light colored carapace, and bright red hairs on the abdomen! Very nice looking, but very defensive, and will readily flick urticating setae. Reaching 5"-6".
Usambar Orange Baboon


Usambar Orange Baboon (Pterinochilus murinus)
1/2", $32 each
From the Usambara Mountains of Kenya, and Tanzania, this spider is very orange, very fast, and very defensive! P. murinus has been very popular in the hobby for nearly 30 yrs. due to it's increadable orange coloration, it's availability, ease of husbandry demands, and shear animated aggression! Due to this popularity, hobbyists have dubbed these "OBT's", standing for "Orange Bitey Thing". Reaching 5.5" as adults. Awesome arachnid!!

Featherleg Baboon



Featherleg Baboon (Stromatopelma calceatum)
3/4", $39 each
One of the very few African arboreals that are available in the hobby, these beauties are very agile arboreals that have a nice overall cryptic pattern of greys, golds, and blacks, with some reddish hairs visible. Have been known to have more than average potency to their venom, so caution is advised. Reaching 6"+ as adults! Don't pass em up!!

Price List Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Scientific Name

Avicularia

Guyanan Pinktoe


Guyanan Pinktoe (Avicularia avicularia)
2" - 3", $49 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!

Aphonopelma

Costa Rican Zebra


Costa Rican Zebra (Aphonopelma seemanni)
1/2", $32 each
Classic Costa Rican species that is quite rare as captive born offspring in the hobby! These are a real "looker", with white leg striping on a deep dark blue to grey background color. Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Bill Dewhirst!! Easy to keep, reaches 5"....Beautiful spider!

Brachypelma

Mexican Fireleg


Mexican Fireleg (Brachypelma boehmei)
1/2", $49 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!

Mexican Redleg


Mexican Redleg (Brachypelma emilia)
1/2", $49 each
This beautiful Mexican species, is a true icon in the hobby! Not often available, B. emilia has it's own look with a "V" shaped marking on the carapace in black cover the eye cluster! Beautiful orange - red coloration on carapace, tibia on their front legs, and tibia and metatarsus on their rear legs!Abdomenal region is covered with red setae! These are stunning! Reaching 5" - 6" as adults, docile, easy to keep! These beauties won't last long!

Mexican Redknee
Mexican Redknee


Mexican Redknee (Brachypelma hamorii)
1/4", $49 each, Just Hatched At Swift's!!
Hands down one of the most popular spiders in the hobby! Recently, name was changed from B. smithi to B. hamorii. B. smithi is now, what once was B. annitha. Confusing isn't it? These fantastically colored Mexican wonders have not only looks, but are quite docile and very easy to keep. But wait, that's not all....They have been known to have incredibly long lifespans, with records in excess of 25 years! However, they, like many other Mexican multi-colored beauties, do have urticating hairs that many find irritating to skin. I've always found them well worth the "itch"! Reach 6" as adults. 4 **** on these!

Bumba

Brazilian Redhead


Brazilian Redhead (Bumba horrida)
1/4", $35 each
Fantastic looking Brazilian species formerly Bumba cabocla. Jet black legs and abdomen, with bright red to a pumpkin orange colored carapace that has pinkish highlights in adults. Gentle disposition, reaching 4" - 5" in legspan as adults!
Photo Courtesy of Anastasia Haroldsen.

Caribena


Antilles Pinktoe
Antilles Pinktoe


Antilles Pinktoe (Caribena versicolor)
1/2, $49 each
One of the most desirable tarantulas in the hobby! Formerly in the genus Avicularia, Caribena versicolor is a tropical Caribbean species, found on the islands of Martinique, Dominica, and Guadeloupe. In the wild they build silken tube type webs and can be found in flora such as bromiliads, trees and also in many man made structures such as buildings at times. Beautiful coloration with striking green, red, and purple, these little "Islanders" are electric blue as babies, and are a very docile species! A "winner" all around! Reaches 5" as adults, Won't last long!!

Cyclosternum

Peruvian Yellow Banded


Peruvian Yellow Banded (Cyclosternum schmardae)
1/4", $35 each
This beauty from Peru is actually fairly rare in the hobby. Dark browm abdomen, lighter colored carapace, with dark brown to black femurs. Some leg striping can be seen on patella, along with a light yellow banding at the joint. Mildly defensive, reaching 4"+ as adults!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Cyriopagopus

Cyriopagopus sp. Bach ma


Bach Ma Earth Tiger (Cyriopagopus sp. "Bach ma")
2", $149 each
From the Bach Ma national forest of Central Vietnam comes a fantastic spider, formerly in the Genus Haplopelma. Cyriopagopus sp. "Bach ma" has black to dark brown legs, with an almost tan colored carapace, and abdomen has a beautiful pattern reminisant to those of the genus Poecilotheria! Reaching 5"+ as adults, limited supply, Don't Pass em up!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson

Cyriopagopus sp. hati hati


Sumatran Purple Earth Tiger (Cyriopagopus sp. "hati hati")
2", $99 each
From the lush forests of western Sumatra comes a fantastic spider, formerly in the Genus Haplopelma, is now in the genus Cyriopagopus. Cyriopagopus sp. "hati hati" has black to dark brown legs, with a light tan colored carapace, with some abdomenal striping! A faint purple hue can be seen over all with fresh molted specimens. Reaching 5"+ as adults, limited supply, Don't Pass em up!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson
Cobalt Blue

Cobalt Blue (Cyriopagopus lividus)
3/4", $45 each
This iconic blue legged beauty inhabits the tropical rain forests of southeast Asia, and in natural sunlight, they have some of the deepest dark blue coloration of almost any tarantula. Formerly Haplopelma lividum, C. lividus are deep burrowers, so deep substrate is a must with this species. Very defensive, and like most Asian terrestrials, these will bite! Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Anastasia Haroldsen! Reaching 6" as adults! Limited supply, Don't let these blue beasts get away!!!

Chinese Golden Tiger


Chinese Golden Tiger (Cyriopagopus schmidti)
2.5", $149 each
Also found in Vietnam, this fantastic species, formerly in the genus Haplopelma, is a true beauty. Golden legs and carapace with black femurs, white fringe on sides of chelicerae, and a beautiful "tiger" type pattern on abdomen typical of the genus Cyriopagopus. Hype on their venom potency has surrounded this species several years back, and it is still considered a species to be very cautious about getting bit by. They get huge! 8" Very few available, so get 'em quick!

Davus

Guatemalam Tigerump


Guatemalam Tigerump (Davus pentaloris)
1/4", $39 each
Such a beautiful tarantula, native to Mexico and Guatemala, D.pentaloris was once sold as D. fasciatus. Black legs, pumkin orange carapace with red "tiger" type barring on abdomen! Nervous, but not overly defensive, D. pentaloris is a small to medium size tarantula reaching 4" as adults on average. Get these while we got em!

Grammostola

Brazilian Wooly Redrump


Brazilian Wooly Redrump (Grammostola acteon)
1", $99 each
From Brazil and Uruguay, these beauties are over all "fuzzy" black, with faint red abdomenal setae that fades as these get older. Huge babies, these hatch out at 2nd instar at close to an inch in legspan! Nothing like these beauties! Limited supply! Pass them up at your own risk!

Hapalopus

Colombian Pumpkin Patch


Colombian Pumpkin Patch (Hapalopus sp. "Pumkin Patch")
1/8", $32 each
Such a beautiful little Colombian species, Colombian Pumpkin Patch "large", are gold, orange and black, with an orange spotted abdomen! Babies are tiny, but grow quick! Reaching 4" as adults! Don't pass these colorful beauties up!!

Harpactira

Golden Blue Leg Baboon

Golden Blue Leg Baboon (Harpactira pulchripes)
1", $79 each
Absolutely stunning! This South African beauty is golden in overall color, with a "star burst" type abdomenal pattern, common in many Harpactirinae, with blue legs from patella to tarsus! Very popular species! Defensive and fast, reaching 4"+ as adults! Don't snooze on these!!

Heterothele


Tanzanian Chestnut (Heterothele villosella)
1/4", $32 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!!

Kochiana

Brazilian Dwarf Pinkleg

Brazilian Dwarf Pinkleg (Kochiana brunnipes)
1/8", $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 (Lasiodora parahybana)
1/4", $20 each
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, Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Clark Fabert-Church! Don't miss out on these "Big,uns"!

Nhandu

Brazilian Black and White
Brazilian Black and White


Brazilian Black and White (Nhandu coloratovillosus)
1/4", $25 each, Just Hatched At Swift's!!
Fantastic Brazilian species, that was new to the U.S. hobby in late '98, and still adults are quite hard to obtain. They are fuzzy as adults with a black carapace, and black white banding on leg segments, with pink tipped setae...real sweet looking! Hardy, but are defensive, and will flick setae readily, Can reach 6.5" in leg span and grow like weeds!! Great spiders!!

Pamphobeteus

Mascara Giant Birdeater


Mascara Giant Birdeater (Pamphobeteus sp. "mascara")
1.5", $129 each
Rare, these giant theraphosids from Ecuador, are from the genus Pamphobeteus, and are truly impressive! As juveniles they emerge from the eggsac at a whopping 1" in legspan, sporting a light smoke grey mixed with a pale pink on the chephalothorax and legs, and have a black and bright red "Christmas Tree" type pattern on the abdomen. With age this fades to a deep rich reddish brown overall, with pink highlights shaped in a split arrow patten covering the eye cluster. Once males mature, they are an electric pink overall, and are quite stunning! Similar in looks compared to Pamphobeteus sp. "platyomma", yet "mascara" are more bright and bolder in contrast! Pamphobeteus sp. "mascara" can obtain large legspans reaching in excess of 9", with in combination of it's overall bulkiness, makes this spider in the same class as the largest spiders in the world. Very easy to keep, and rarely skip a meal! Don't miss the boat on these beautiful arachnids!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson

Pelinobius

King Baboon


King Baboon (Pelinobius muticus)
3/4" - 1", $59 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 defensive, 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. This batch was hatched in the U.S. by veteran breeder John Apple! Not often available, limited supply, get em while I got em!

Phormictopus

Caribbean Bronze
Caribbean Bronze

Caribbean Bronze (Phormictopus auratus)
1"+, $69 each
Also known as the Cuban Bronze, P. auratus are a large terrestrial species from central- eastern Cuba. A beautiful bronze coloration covers their carapace and femurs, and are a very vibrant bronze, especially on mature males! These are a bit defensive in behavior, but are strait forward in care. Great feeders! They like to dig also, so allow them to escavate! Reaching 7"- 8" as adults, these beauties were hatched out in the U.S. by breeder John Apple!! These are awesome!! Limited Supply, Don't Wait!!!

Phormingochilus

Javan Peach Earth Tiger


Javan Peach Earth Tiger (Phormingochilus sp."rufus")
3/4", $79 each
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! Don't pass on these awesome arboreals!!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson

Poecilotheria

Gooty Ornamental


Gooty Ornamental (Poecilotheria metallica)
3/4", $129 each
One of the most sought after tarantula in the world at this time. These beauties from Gooty, South India, are priceless gems! Typical cryptic ornamental pattern on a deep blue background color, with bright yellow bands on ventral side of legs! In 2005, we hatched them for the first time in the U.S. here at Swift's Invertebrates!! Limited quantities available, so don't wait long!

Psalmopoeus

Venezuelan Suntiger

Venezuelan Suntiger (Psalmopoeus irminia)
3/4", $32 each
Fantastic arboreal! These jet black "Tree Panthers", are one of the most desirable tarantulas in the hobby! With strikeing bright orange "Lightening Bolts", on their metatarsus, and also a patch on their tarsus. No urticating hairs on these new worlders, but fully make up their defense with attitude, so they are not good for handling. Reaching 5"-6" as adults, these are true beauties! Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Brian Lemmon!! Limited supply, don't wait on these!

Pseudhapalopus

Colombian Purple And Gold


Colombian Purple And Gold (Psuedhapalopus sp. "purple and gold")
1/8", $69 each, Rare!
This rare Colombian gem, Psuedhapalopus sp. "purple and gold", has a shimmering purple abdomen as an adult, with a gold carapace! Very colorful little species that most are comparing care info with the more known species Psuedhapalopus sp. "blue", or Colombian Bluerump. These have been sold in the past before, but information is minimal on this species. Smaller species, reaching 3.5" as adults. Limited supply!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

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.

Tliltocatl

Nicaraguan Curly Hair


Nicaraguan Curlyhair (Tliltocatl albopilosum "Nicaragua")
1/4", $20 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 Joe Rossi! Reaching 5"-6" as adults!! A true hobby icon!

Honduran Curly Hair


Honduran Curlyhair (Tliltocatl albopilosum)
1/4", $15 each
Recently moved from the genus Brachypelma, 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!

Veracruz Redrump


Veracruz Redrump (Tliltocatl kahlenbergi)
1/2", $49 each
This beautiful Mexican species was first recognizes as a separate species by Herwig Kahlenberg of Germany. Recently (2019) moved from the genus Brachypelma, to Tliltocatl. This species from Veracruz, Mexico has black legs, abdomenal coloration is reddish orange, with a dark to lighter, almost greenish colored carapace. Reaching 5" as adults, easy to keep, don't let these awesome spiders slip away!!

Mexican Rose Grey


Mexican Rose Grey (Tliltocatl verdezi)
1/2", $49 each
Recently (2019) moved from the genus Brachypelma, to Tliltocatl. This species from Southern Guerrero, Mexico, has black legs, dark abdomenal setae, and a tan to golden colored carapace with a "V" shaped marking covering the eye cluster in adults. Reaching 5" as adults, easy to keep, don't let these awesome spiders slip away!!
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