Texas Brown Tarantula

Subject: Tarantula Came A-Walkin’
Location: Coryell County, Texas
October 16, 2016 6:06 pm
Hello again! Just discovered this tarantula crawling across the yard at sundown, 7 PM. We had a male tarantula on our front porch several years ago, also in the fall, that you kindly identified. We tried not to disturb it too much as we took some photos, and then it crawled into the dry creekbed behind our yard.
Signature: Ellen

Texas Brown Tarantula
Texas Brown Tarantula

Hi Ellen,
We believe this is most likely a male Texas Brown Tarantula,
Aphonopelma hentzi, a species that is well represented with images on BugGuide.

Texas Brown Tarantula
Texas Brown Tarantula

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