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!
Puerto Rican Pinktoe
Puerto Rican Pinktoe


Puerto Rican Pinktoe (Caribena laeta)
2.5", FEMALE, $99 each
Recently moved from the genus Avicularia to the genus Caribena, this beautiful Puerto Rican species go through some intense color changes! As babies they are a deep navy blue, with cheveron markings on the abdomen! As adults they changes to a deep honey brown! Fairly rare in collections these smaller arboreals can be a tad aggressive. Reaching 4" as adults, here's your chance to start with a young female! Don't pass it up!


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
Usambar Orange Baboon


Usambar Orange Baboon (Pterinochilus murinus)
1/2", $20 each
From the Usambara Mountains of Kenya, and Tanzania, this spider is very orange, very fast, and very aggressive! P. murinus has been very popular in the hobby for nearly 20 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!!

Price List Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Scientific Name

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Acanthoscurria

Brazilian White Banded


Brazilian White Banded (Acanthoscurria brocklehursti)
3/4", $29 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)
1/2", $20 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.

Augacephalus

Mozambique Gold Baboon

Mozambique Gold Baboon (Augacephalus ezendami)
1/2", $35 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. Bred in the U.S. by breeder Jenn Keshishian!! Don't let them slip away!!
Photo Courtesy of Anastasia Haroldsen.

Avicularia

Bonnetina

Brachypelma

Honduran Curly Hair


Honduran Curlyhair (Brachypelma albopilosum)
1/4", $10 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)
1/2", $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 Jose Berrios! Reaching 5"-6" as adults!! A true hobby icon!

Mexican Redleg


Mexican Redleg (Brachypelma emilia)
1/4", $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 (Brachypelma hamorii)
1/4", $35 each
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"! Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Austin Spears! Reach 6" as adults. 4 **** on these!

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", $10 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!!

Bumba

Caribena

Antilles Pinktoe

Antilles Pinktoe (Caribena versicolor)
1/2", $39 each
One of the most desirable tarantulas in the hobby! Formerly in the genus Avicularia, 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!!

Ceratogyrus

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.

Chromatopelma

Citharacanthus

Citharischius

Coremiocnemis

Cyclosternum

Cyriocosmus

Cyriopagopus

Cyrtopholis

Puerto Rican Pygmy


Puerto Rican Pygmy (Cyrtopholis portoricae)
1/2", $29 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!

Encyocratella

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!!

Euathlus

Eucratoscelus

Eupalaestrus

Grammostola

Haploclastus

Haplocosmia

Himalayan Earth Tiger

Himalayan Earth Tiger (Haplocosmia himalayana)
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 black from tarsus to tibia, along with the femur. Patella, trocanter, coxa and prosoma are a bold beige color! After molting, a faint purple can be seen on femurs mostly, but does fade. 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!
Photo Courtesy of Jose Berrios.

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)
3/4", $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)
3/4", $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.

Heteroscodra

Heterothele

Holothele

Homoeomma

Hysterocrates

Nigerian Red Baboon


Nigerian Red Baboon (Hysterocrates latipes)
1/2", $29 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.

Idiothele

Ischnocolinae

Iridopelma

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!

Lampropelma

Singapore Blue

Singapore Blue (Lampropelma violaceopes)
1", $45 each
These giant arboreal beauties from Singapore, are very popular in the tarantula hobby. Deep cobalt blue, and very large reaching 9" in legspan. Secretive in nature, this species does best when allowed to burrow into deep substrate, plus given enough height for climbing. Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Jenn Keshishian!! Very impressive spider!!

Lasiodora

Brazilian Salmon
Brazilian Salmon


Brazilian Salmon (Lasiodora parahybana)
1/2", $10 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"!

Lasiodorides

Lyrognathus

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!

Metriopelma

Monocentropus

Socotra Island Blue Leg Baboon
Socotra Island Blue Leg Baboon


Socotra Island Blue Leg Baboon (Monocentrophus 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! Monocentrophus 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

V. cristatusBrazilian Red & White


Brazilian Red and White (Nhandu chromatus)
1/4", $12 each, Just Hatched At Swift's!!
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 aggressive, and will readily flick urticating setae. Reaching 5"-6".

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!!

Oligoxystre

Orphnaecus

Ornithoctoninae

Ornithoctonus

Thailand Black Velvet

Thailand Black Velvet (Ornithoctonus aureotibialis)
3/4", $39 each
These beauties from Thailand, and Malaysia are great spiders! Jet black legs, smokey grey carapace, with a tan "glow" around the carapace, and beginning of abdomen. Give them deep substrate for digging, and be informed, like other asian terrestrial species, they tend to be aggressive. Reaching 5" as adults! Limited supply, get them quick!

Pamphobeteus

Paraphysa

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!

Phlogiellus

Phlogius

Phormictopus

Poecilotheria

Psalmopoeus

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)
3/4" $29 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)
1/4", $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.

Selenobrachys

Selenocosmia

Selenocosmia peerboomi


Philippine Greyleg (Selenocosmia peerboomi)
1/4", $29 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!!

Selenotholus

Selenotypus

Sericopelma

S.ruronitens


Panama Red Rump (Sericopelma rubronitens)
1", $39 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!

Stromatopelma

Tapinauchenius

Union Island Treespider


Union Island Treespider (Tapinauchenius sp."Union Island")
1/2", $39 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!!

Thrigmopoeus

Indian Acid Brown

Indian Acid Brown (Thrigmopoeus insignis)
1/2", $29 each, RARE!
This fantastic species from India are a shimmering two toned gold and brown, with black femurs. Deep burrowing species which webs much like species from the genus Chilobrachys. Reaching 5" as adults!! Leggy babies eating 1/4" crickets and roaches with ease!! Hatched in the U.S. by breeder Tom Patterson! Get em before they get away!!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Thrixopelma

Theraphosa

Vitalius

Xenesthis

Ybyrapora

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