This species of Tarantula is found in Northern Queensland
Like all Tarantulas, this species are insectivores and in the wild will feed on anything they are able to catch.
For captive Tarantulas, its best to offer food weekly, but don't be alarmed if they refuse food as they may be going into
pre-molt, or if female, possibly about to lay an eggsac
Selenotypus Sp.6 "Wallace"
Female: Average leg span 10 - 12cm
Male: Average leg span 5 - 7cm
Did You Know!
Some Tarantulas, including this one, are able to make a "hissing" noise! Its called stridulation. The sound is produced by a hardened 'file' on the sides of their fangs and a series of stiff hairs on the inside of the palps (the 'plectrum') which they can rub against the file.