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Synonyms for tarantula

large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)

large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites

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Seismic sexual signal design of two sympatric burrowing tarantula spiders from meadows of Uruguay: Eupalaestrus weijenberghi and Acanthoscurria suina (Araneae, Theraphosidae).
They are adopting a Tarantula spider ( yet to be named.
Your playful pups, posing pigs and even a tarantula spider have been captured for our readers' delight, and of course, for a shot at the ultimate accolade of being named Echo 2008 Pet Idol.
A white kneed tarantula spider and black scorpion were taken from a house in Rushmere Road, Tipton.
ONE of my many ambitions is to hold a tarantula spider in the palm of my hand so I can stroke its back.
Williamson, who has no ministerial experience and has only been in Parliament since 2010, is best known for keeping a pet tarantula spider called Cronus in his office - to intimidate MPs summoned there.
The sneezing monkey, whose exposed nostrils are irritated when they fill with rain, is on a top 10 of newly-discovered species along with a venomous jellyfish and a blue tarantula spider.
Aspects of the natural history and behavioural ecology of the tarantula spider, Aphonopelma hentzi (Chamberlin) (Orthognatha, Theraphosidae).
Regarding the woman who found a tarantula spider in South Shields.
By any form of assessment a dubious and obnoxious character such as this ought to rate in the polls somewhere between Mohammed Al Fayed and the tarantula spider.
Thin Blue Line star James Dreyfus was given a tarantula spider for Christmas.
A TARANTULA spider with a venomous bite, five tortoises, a rare frog, a rat snake, two male bearded dragons, nine tortoise eggs and a box of dragon eggs have been stolen from a reptile shop.
A Chilean Rose Tarantula spider has been found alive in a sealed tank in a loft, next to 13 other empty tanks.
Three different shrews were exposed to each of the following sympatric arthropods: the tarantula spider, Aphonopelma hentzi (adult males; 7.
Sales of pets such as this tarantula spider have grown by 50 per cent in the last 18 months