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

Guyanan Pinktoe
Guyanan Pinktoe

Guyanan Pinktoe (Avicularia avicularia)
3/4", $20 each, Just Hatched At Swift's!!
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!
Brazilian Emerald Skeleton

Israeli Olive (Chaetopelma olivaceum)
2", $59 each
This beautiful mediterranean tarantula found in Israel, Cyprus, Turkey and Sudan, has a dark olive green overall coloration. Colonies of C. olivaceum have been reported in buriel caves around Jerusalem and reported from dried up wells in the Jordan Valley! Reaching 4" as adults! Limited supply!!
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! Reaching 6" as adults! Limited supply, Don't let these blue beasts get away!!!
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!!


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! Reaching 7"+ as adults! Don't let them get away!

Colombian Pumpkin Patch

Colombian Pumpkin Patch (Hapalopus sp. "Pumkin Patch")
1/8", $25 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! Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Frank Somma!! Don't pass these colorful beauties up!!

Price List Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Scientific Name


Brazilian White Banded

Brazilian White Banded (Acanthoscurria brocklehursti)
1.5", $49 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!!


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!


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!


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!

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!


Antilles Pinktoe
Antilles Pinktoe

Antilles Pinktoe (Caribena versicolor)
3/4", $39 each, Just Hatched At Swift's!!
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. Just Hatched at Swift's!! Won't last long!!


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!


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!


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!!


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!!


Cameroon Red Baboon

Cameroon Red Baboon (Hysterocrates sp. "cameroon")
3/4", $29 each
Beautiful West African baboon spider! Hysterocrates sp. "cameroon" is a large terrestrial that can vary in color from a rustic reddish color to an overall dark brown. Formerly listed in the hobby as H. gigas, recent revision has proved it may not be accurate. Deep burrowers, these like deep moist substrate. Great feeders reaching 7" as adults! Very cool spider!! Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Renee Brazzale!!

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.


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!


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!!


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 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!


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!!


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!!


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


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.


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!


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!!


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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