Top Giant Tarantula Spiders of India

Top Giant Tarantula Spiders of India

    Tarantula spiders are biggest species of lions in the world, belong to the family Theraphosidae. There are 9 species of Tarantula Spiders located in India, Poecilotheria or tiger lions are the biggest spiders located in India. 

  • Indian Ornamental (Poecilotheria regalis)

Indian Ornamental Tree Spider is arboreal tarantula species, located in the Eastern and Western Ghats of India. The Indian cosmetic live in holes of shrub and among the most well-known species of tarantula in India.  

  • Wessel’s Tiger Ornamental (Poecilotheria tigrinawesseli)

Tiger Ornamental arboreal tarantula is endemic to Eastern Ghats of India and comparable to Poecilotheria formosa, Reported from places around Andhra Pradesh.  

  • Gooty Sapphire Ornamental (Poecilotheria metallica)

Poecilotheria Metallica is the sole grim species of old world tarantula spiders, located only in deciduous woods in Andhra Pradesh. This Blue Tarantula species is listed as critically endangered and quite distinctive because of the blue colour.  

  • Mysore Ornamental (Poecilotheria striata)

Mysore Ornamental tarantula is endemic to India, located in dry deciduous woods of Mysore but also reported by Pamban on Rameshwaram Island.  

  • Saleem Ornamental (Poecilotheria formosa)

Aaleem decorative tarantula is beautiful species of parachute spider, found only in Eastern Ghats area of India. The dense woods of Tirupathi at Andhra Pradesh is also home to other species of tarantula.  

  • Annandaliella Travancorica

Annandaliella Travancorica tarantula spider found just in the Western Ghats. This species of tarantula spider is the kind species and among those lesser understood Tarantula in India.    

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