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

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!

Straight Horned Baboon

Straight Horned Baboon (Ceratogyrus marshalli)
3/4" $39 each

This beautiful African species from Zimbabwe and Mozambique, are part of a group of "horned" tarantulas. C. marshalli's horn is straight, and has little white lines running down the horn. Overall grey, with a black carapace with lines from the horn, spead out like a star pattern, and a star burst pattern on the abdomen, typical in many "baboon" species. Deep burrowers, they also like to web. Defensive, but easy to work with! Reaching 5" as adults! Don't let these horned gems get away!
Thailand Electric Blue Earth Tiger
Thailand Electric Blue Earth Tiger

Thailand Electric Blue Earth Tiger (Chilobrachys sp. "electric blue")
2", $99 each
Thailand Electric Blue Earth Tiger (Chilobrachys sp. "electric blue") , is a fantastic asian species that has an amazing iridescent blue coloration on the inside of the femur, patella, tibia, and metatarsus on the front legs. The chelicerae, and patella in general have an almost shimmering iridescent pale "violet" sheen. Like other Chilobrachys, these are deep burrowers, and need deep moist substrate. Defensive behavior, they are quick at displaying a threat pose when disturbed! So cool, but so limited! Get them before I run out!
Photos Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Venezuelan Green Bottle Blue
Venezuelan Green Bottle Blue

Venezuelan Green Bottle Blue (Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens)
1/2", $69 each
From the cactus filled scrublands of Paraguana, Northern Venezuela, comes one of the most beautiful tarantulas in the world. The Venezuelan Green Bottle Blue (C. cyaneopubescens Schmidt 1995), is a true walking rainbow, with dark blue legs and chelicerae, bright orange abdomonal setae, with a metallic green chephalothorax. Under ideal lighting, these colors can be very intense, which gives this spider much attention by tarantula hobbyists. Reaching 5"+ as adults, Keep on the drier side, toughest thing since an "Usambara"!
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!!

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!!

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!

Price List Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Scientific Name


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!


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!


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.


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!!


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 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!


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!


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!


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!!


Nepalese Black Femur Earth Tiger

Nepalese Black Femur Earth Tiger (Haplocosmia sp."Black Femur")
1/2", $59 each
Beautiful spider from the Northern India and Nepal regions. These have a multitude of color with legs being dark grey to beige from tarsus to patella, with black femurs! Deep burrowers, these do web a lot. Husbandry seems to be similar to species in the genus Chilobrachys. Reaching 4"- 5" as adults, don't let this unique beauties slip away!
Photos Courtesy of Frank Somma.


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!


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"!


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!!


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


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!!!


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


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!


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!


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.


Orange Tree Spider

Orange Tree Spider (Pseudoclamoris gigas)
1/2", $49 each
These beautiful arboreals from French Guyana are the largest species in the genus Pseudoclamoris, and have a beautiful bright orange coloration covering legs and abdomen, with a tan colored carapace! Formerly moved from the genus Tapinauchenius, they are defensive in nature, and fast as lightening! Reaching 5" as adults, limited supply!!


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.


Santa Catalina Birdeater

Santa Catalina Birdeater (Sericopelma sp. "Santa Catalina")
4" - 5", Inmature Males, $129 each
Beautiful species of Sericopelma, from the Santa Catalina area of Panama. These huge theraphosids start out as large spiderlings, roughly 3/4" to 1" in legspan, black overall with pale pink on their metatarsus, that fades as they grow. A real breeders treat with these males, so don't miss your chance to grab em! Limited supply!


Purple Tree Spider

Purple Tree Spider (Tapinauchineus violaceus)
1/2", $49 each
From Brazil and French Guyana, these arboreal beauties have a shiny purple sheen to legs and abdomen, with a slight metallic green sheen to the carapace. These forest dwellers reach 5" as adults, and can move very quick! Limited supply, so don't snooze on them!


Goliath Pinkfoot Birdeater
Goliath Pinkfoot Birdeater

Goliath Pinkfoot Birdeater (Theraphosa apophysis)
1.5", $149 each
This monsterous spider from Venezuela and Brazil is one of the largest tarantulas in the world! Reaching legspans as large as 12"! As babies, T. apophysis has pink coloration on tarsus and partial metatarsus! Defensive by nature, these have some very powerful urticating setae, some of the worst. Not often available, don't let these huge brutes get away!


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!!
Copyright � 2021 Kelly Swift.  All right reserved.