Selenotypus sp. Champagne Robustus (Selenotypus sp.)
Selenotypus sp, also known as the Australian Featherleg Tarantula among other common names is Tarantula species that inhabits much of inland North Queensland. Despite having a smaller leg span, Selenotypus generally tend to be a much heavier set than Phlogius. They are known for their beautiful varying colours of orange and red-browns.
The Champagne Robustus locality come from the northern group of Selenotypus. It is found across the Atherton Tablelands of far north Queensland and can reach a maximum adult size of around 120mm with an average of 100mm for females. They are very long-lived and can live to 20 years.
- Mildly venomous, can inflict a painful bite
- Feeds on live insects, crickets are recommended
- Requires moist substrate to dwell in
- Can climb smooth surfaces
- Listed sizes are approximate
- Can live up to 20 years