Amazon Sapphire Tarantula

Amazon Sapphire Tarantula

Sex: Female

Latin name:  Ybyrapora diversipes

Amazon Sapphire Pinktoe Tarantula is an arboreal tarantula; arboreal means that they live in trees instead of on the ground. 

 Native Home: The Amazon Sapphire Tarantula is found in Brazil and parts of the Amazon basin.

 Size: Adult Amazon Sapphire Tarantula have an average leg span of 4.5 to 5.5 inches, with females being bigger than males.

Diet:  The Amazon Sapphire Tarantula has a diverse diet, including grasshoppers, crickets, moths, beetles, cockroaches, mealworms, small lizards, and mammals.

Lifespan: The average life span of a Amazon Sapphire Tarantula is 5-12 years. Female tarantulas live significantly longer than male tarantulas do; females live 9-12 years, while males live around 4 years. Arboreal tarantulas do not live as long as terrestrial tarantulas do.