Tarantulas for sale
If you are scared of spiders then look no further as this category is full of large and hairy tarantulas. We offer a variety of species from the docile Chile Rose Tarantula to the fast and aggressive baboons, earth tigers and ornamental species.
Available to Order Bahia Scarlet Birdeater Lasiodora klugi
Very similar in size and structure to L. parahybana. The distinct difference is the scarlet red setae hair on the abdomen. These spiders are endemic to Brazil, but more specifically the Eastern costal state of Bahia which borders the Atlantic Ocean.
Available to Order Blue Panay Tarantula Orphnaecus sp."Blue Panay"
A beautiful and fast growing species of tarantula from the Philippines, which reaches legspans of 7-10cm.
Available to Order Bolivian Dwarf Beauty Cyriocosmus perezmilesi
This species is believed to be indigenous to Bolivia and can reach maturity in under 2 years. It reaches an adult size of around 5cm.
Available to Order Brazilian Brown Birdeater Vitalius paranaensis
Very little information is available on these spiders but we are told that care is very similar to that of Acanthoscurria and Nhandu.
Available to Order Brown Velvet Birdeater Megaphobema velvetosoma
A large birdeating species of tarantula found in both Ecuador and Peru which has a overall velvet appearance. Care is similar to that of Theraphosa species.
Available to Order Chile Pink Burst Tarantula Paraphysa scrofa
Beautiful little Tarantula that looks like it has pink highlights all over it, very docile. Good alternative for a first Tarantula.
Available to Order Chile Rose Tarantula Grammostola porteri
The perfect starter spider, can't be many better out there! Like most Chile species it is a calm and a very easy to look after spider.
Available to Order Curly Hair Tarantula Brachyplema albopilosum
The Curly Hair Tarantula is ideal for the novice keeper. Easily available, cheap and easy to care for makes them a great chose for a beginner.
Available to Order Feather Leg Baboon Stromatopelma calceatum
This spider lives high in the canopy tops of tropical forests in West Africa. It is known for being extremely aggressive and should only be kept by people who have lots of experience dealing with other arboreal species of tarantula.
Available to Order Flame Rump Tree Spider Thrixopelma ockerti
An easy to keep semi arboreal species from Northwestern Peru. These spiders reach 15-20cm in size and have a blue to green tinge over the legs and carapace along with a bright red rump.
Available to Order Fort Hall Baboon Pterinochilus lugardi
The Fort Hall Baboon is also known as the Dodoma Baboon. They are an aggressive species found within Africa, many are collected from around Tanzania.
Available to Order Giant Whiteknee Tarantula Acanthoscurria geniculata
The Giant Whiteknee Tarantula is a fast growing species that can have a leg span of 8.5 inches. The body and legs are dark with striking white bands along the leg joints, giving them their common name.
Available to Order Guyana Pink Toe Tarantula Avicularia sp."Guyana"
The Guyana Pink-toe Tarantula is a medium sized tarantula with pink tips on the end of it's legs, like toes.
Available to Order Kilimanjaro Mustard Baboon Pterinochilus chordatus
The Kilimanjaro Mustard Baboon can be found in hot dry scrublands of Eastern Africa. This is an aggressive species and should be kept by experienced keepers only.
Available to Order Metallic Tree Spider Tapinauchenius subcaerulus
A medium arboreal species found in both Ecuador and Peru. Tapinauchenius are generally quite skittish and defensive and normally reach sizes of 10-12cm legspan.
Available to Order Mexican Red Leg Brachypelma emilia
A spider that reaches around 12-15cm from Mexico and Panama. Very calm and docile species like most other Brachypelma and a great alternative to the more famous Mexican red knee.
Available to Order Mexican Red Rump Tarantula Brachypelma vagans
The Mexican Red Rump Tarantula gets its name from the red hairs present on the abdomen. They can be found in moist areas of Mexico.
Available to Order Nepal Earth Tiger Haplocosmia nepalensis
The species was described as recently as 1996 and reaches a maximum size of around 8-9cm legspan.
Available to Order New Mexican Tarantula Brachypelma kahlenbergi
A new species of Brachypelma from Veracruz , Mexico, Brachypelma kahlenbergi. They are almost entirely black with red, orange setae on the dorsal face of the opisthosoma.
Available to Order Orange Starburst Baboon Pterinochilus murinus
The Orange Starburst Baboon is an aggressive species from parts of Africa, most are collected from Tanzania.
Available to Order Penang Earth Tiger Chilobrachys sp."Penang"
Fairly new to the hobby, this species is found on Penang island on the west coast of Malaysia.
Available to Order Peru Purple Pink Toe Avicularia sp.
A pretty species of tarantula from Northern Peru that has an overall purple colouration and white to cream hair on the legs. The abdomen has thick setae hair which is pink to red in colouration.
Available to Order Peruvian Dwarf Beauty Cyriocosmus bertae
A dwarf species found in the Amazonian regions of Northern Peru which reaches adult sizes of 5-6cm legspan.
Available to Order Peruvian Dwarf Star Cyrioscosmus sellatus
A dwarf species found in the Amazonian regions of Peru which reaches adult sizes of 5-6cm legspan.
Available to Order Pumpkin Patch Tarantula Hapalopus sp. Colombia large
The Pumpkin Patch Tarantula is a fast growing species that reaches a leg span of three to four inches.
Available to Order Rusty Birdeater Acanthoscurria ferina
Extremely rare in the hobby and possibly the first time available in the UK. An Amazonian species found in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru. We believe this species to reach a legspan of approximately 12-15cm.
Available to Order Rusty Red Baboon Tarantula Hysterocrates sp. Cameroon
Rusty Red Baboon Tarantula, a big African spider with lots of attitude and certainly not a beginner species. They can even swim and have been reported in the wild to catch fish.
Available to Order Sapphire Red Rump Thrixopelma cyaneolum
A pretty and medium sized species found in Northern Peru which is rarely available in hobby.
Available to Order Skeleton Tarantula Ephebopus murinus
These spiders are truly amazing. They have some very unusual characteristics for a terrestrial spider such as very long front legs and they actually kick hairs from their pedipalps.
Available to Order Stout-Leg Baboon Tarantula Eucratoscelus pachypus
The Stout-Leg Baboon Tarantula is an average sized tarantua from Africa.
Available to Order Straight Horned Baboon Ceratogyrus marshalli
A fossorial species from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. C. marshalli features the biggest horn of its genus.
Available to Order Trinidad Olive Holothele incei
A small species of tarantula that are copious web spinners. This spider will create intricate tubular burrows all over its enclosure. They are quite reclusive but often show themselves at feeding time or during breeding attempts.
Available to Order Venezuelan Suntiger Psalmopoeus irminia
This is a beautiful arboreal species of Tarantula, with vivid orange patterns over its abdomen, metatarsus and tarsus parts of their legs.
Currently Unvailable Amazon Sapphire Pink Toe Avicularia diversipes
One of the prettiest Avicularia species to enter the hobby in recent years. Although smaller than others in the genus at 10-12cm legspan, they more than make up for their smaller size with their stunning looks.
Currently Unvailable Asian Fawn Chilobrachys huahini
An opportunist heavy webbing spider that seems quite happy to live in a variety of conditions.
Currently Unvailable Asian Smokey Earth Tiger Chilobrachys dyscolus
This is a Thai species bought into the hobby as Chilobrachys dyscolus, though this identification may not be accurate. These are big black and nasty species of tarantula with thick front legs.
Currently Unvailable Black Emilia Crypsidromus sp. Panama
A pretty dwarf species from Panama. They hold resemblance to Brachypelma emilia with their triangular carapace pattern which seems to have led to their current common name.
Currently Unvailable Black Fire Birdeater Pamphobeteus petersi
Extremely rare in the hobby and possibly the first time available in the UK. These specimens were collected near Iquitos, Peru.
Currently Unvailable Black Satan Tarantula Chilobrachys sp."Black Satan"
This is a new species to the hobby (2014) that were originally collected from Nepal and are thought to be a Chilobrachys species. They have a jet black appearance and a typical fiery temperament which has given them the name "Black Satan".
Currently Unvailable Blue Fang Tarantula Ephebopus cyanognathus
A good looking spider from the French Guiana reaching legspans of around 10cm. These are a obligate burrower that need a depth of substrate to thrive. Their common name derives from their bright blue chelicerae.
Currently Unvailable Blue Velvet Pink Toe Avicularia sp."Blue Velvet"
A pink toe species from Brazil believed to be from the Avicularia avicularia complex. These have a deep blue overall colouration with red setae hair on the abdomen.
Currently Unvailable Boquete Birdeater Sericopelma sp. Boquette
A huge birdeating species from the Panama with red setae hair all over its abdomen. They have similarities to species from the Megaphobema genus but appear to have a more nervous disposition.
Currently Unvailable Borneo Black Tarantula Lampropelma sp."Borneo Black"
The Borneo Black is a large Asian arboreal tarantula from the subfamily Ornithoctoninae.
Currently Unvailable Borneo Orange-Fringed Tarantula Ornithoctoninae sp. borneo
The Borneo Orange-Fringed Tarantula is a large black fossorial species reaching legspans of up to 20cm. It has a distinctive orange fringe of setae hair around the carapace.
Currently Unvailable Brazilian Black and White Nhandu coloratovillosus
This species is said to be found in grasslands on the Brazil border. Like most Nhandu they have an almost fluffy appearance.
Currently Unvailable Brazilian Black Tarantula Grammostola pulchra
The Brazilian Black Tarantula is a docile species, making them ideal for beginners. They are jet black and grow to an impressive size of up to 18cm.
Currently Unvailable Brazilian Dwarf Pinkleg Kochiana brunnipes
A small species found in Brazil that has only entered the UK hobby recently.
Currently Unvailable Brazilian Giant Blonde Nhandu tripepii
Large terrestrial species with long blonde hairs found in the state of Para, Brazil. Formerly known as Vitalius vulpinus.
Currently Unvailable Brazilian Pink Tarantula Pamphobeteus platyomma
Big birdeating spider from South America, can easily reach sizes of 8 inches. The males of the species are especially stunning when they reach maturity.
Currently Unvailable Brazilian Red Tarantula Nhandu carapoensis
These terrestrial spiders have long red setae hair all over their body. They reach a good size of up to 15cm in legspan. They do have a slightly nervous disposition so are best suited to someone with previous Tarantula experience.
Currently Unvailable Cambodian Earth Tiger Haplopelma sp. "Angkor Wat"
This is a Haplopelma species from Cambodia which look very similar to the Haplopelma longipes. But they have been seperated with the name Angkor Wat until more work has been done on the genus.
Currently Unvailable Chaco Golden Knee Tarantula Grammostola pulchripes
A large form of Tarantula reaching sizes of up to 8 inches or more, they have a docile nature and make ideal first pets. They have long light coloured hairs all over its body and beautiful gold stripes on the legs especially near the knees.
Currently Unvailable Chile Bronze Tarantula Paraphysa sp. North
Small species of Tarantula, with a bronze overall colouration and a little tuft of orange hair on the abdomen. Docile, calm species and another alternative for beginners in the hobby.
Currently Unvailable Chile Flame Tarantula Euathlus sp."Red"
The Chile Flame Tarantula is small species reaching a legspan of approx 10cm when fully grown. This is a slow growing species and very docile, ideal for beginners.
Currently Unvailable Chile Gold Burst Tarantula Paraphysa parvula
The Chile Gold Burst Tarantula is a docile species and has a medium to fast growth rate.
Currently Unvailable Chile Green Velvet Tarantula Thrixopelma sp. Chile
A fairly large growing Chile species that has red setae hairs on it's abdomen with a overall green appearance and nicely striped legs. They are like most other Chile species they are not aggressive and they are easy to maintain.
Currently Unvailable Chile Red Rose Tarantula Grammostola rosea
Ideal first Tarantula, the Red Chile Rose is a great starter species. We would recommend one of the Chilean species to anybody who is looking to buy their first spider.
Currently Unvailable Chile Red Zebra Tarantula Grammostola sp. Concepicon
The Red Zebra like most Chile species are very docile and make a ideal starter species. They get a similar size to a Chile Rose but differ in colour. They have a more orange than red appearance and have nice white stripes on the legs.
Currently Unvailable Chile Tiger Tarantula Paraphysa sp. Tiger
Another nice Chile dwarf Tarantula, it has nice cream coloured Tiger stripes on the abdomen. Calm species, great for beginners to the hobby.
Currently Unvailable Chilean Copper Tarantula Paraphysa manicata
The Chilean Copper Tarantula or Dwarf Chile Tarantula is a small species.
Currently Unvailable Cobalt Blue Tarantula Haplopelma lividum
For the experienced tarantula keepers, this is a must for your collection. Although the Cobalt Blue Tarantula is aggressive and nervous, the adult colour makes it worth while.
Currently Unvailable Costa Rican Orange Mouth Tarantula Psalmopoeus reduncus
A very pretty Psalmopoeus species, it has a very shiny gold carapace and gold bands on the legs. But has a overall brown appearance. It reaches a adult size of around 12cm legspan.
Currently Unvailable Costa Rican Tiger Rump Tarantula Cyclosternum fasciatum
The Costa Rican Tiger-Rump Tarantula from Central America.
Currently Unvailable Dark Earth Tiger Chilobrachys sp. kaeng krachan
A huge dark coloured Chilobrachys species that can reach sizes of 15-17cm legspan. These spiders are quite reclusive and if kept properly in a fossorial setup they will seldom be seen.
Currently Unvailable Desert Blonde Tarantula Aphonopelma chalcodes
A pretty and chunky Aphonopelma species that is overall blonde with a brown abdomen covered in reddish setae hairs. These are a desert species from Arizona and are extremely easy to care for.
Currently Unvailable Dominican Stripe Knee Cyrtopholis cursor
One of the few Dominican species we see in the hobby. Varying shades of brown all over the carapace and abdomen but with distinctive stripes the length of their legs.
Currently Unvailable Dwarf Chestnut Heterothele villosella
Heterothele villosella is a small, fast growing, communal species from Tanzania, East Africa. They reach sizes of approximately 5-6cm as adult. They are prolific webbers and make great display species.
Currently Unvailable Eastern Horned Baboon Ceratogyrus darlingi
These are a heavy webbing species that make interesting display animals. They have a backwards curved horn that distinguishes it from other Ceratogyrus species.
Currently Unvailable Ebony Earth Tiger Selenocosmia sp. Ebony
A medium sized Asian fossorial spider that is pure black but with a silky appearance. It originates from the Indonesian side of Borneo.
Currently Unvailable Elizabethfontein Baboon Harpactira marksi
A fossorial species that is indigenous to South Africa. Often a prolific webber in captivity and can cover the whole surface in silk.
Currently Unvailable Emerald Skeleton Tarantula Ephebopus uatuman
These spiders have a khaki type appearance with a emerald green hue to their carapace and the abdomen. They reach approximately 10cm legspan.
Currently Unvailable Fringed Ornamental Poecilotheria ornata
These spiders are one of the biggest of all the Poecilotheria genus, they can reach up to a massive 25cm legspan. They are a very easy to keep species but not suitable for beginners.
Currently Unvailable Gabon Blue Dwarf Baboon Heterothele gabonensis
A communal species; much like the more commonly available Heterothele villosella. These spiders commonly share webs and burrows with their counterparts. They have a stunning purplish sheen and fine spotting on the abdomen.
Currently Unvailable Ghost Tree Spider Tapinauchenius latipes
This arboreal tarantula is indigenous to Venezuela and reaches a maximum legspan of around 12cm.
Currently Unvailable Giant Green Pink Toe Avicularia sp. Kwitara
This is large species of pink toe reaching up a massive 17cm legspan. They can be found in the jungles along the Kwitara river near the Brazilian border. They have an overall metallic green colour with long white hairs.
Currently Unvailable Golden Baboon Augacephalus ezendami
One of the rarer baboon species in the hobby. These spiders are mainly found around Mozambique.
Currently Unvailable Gooty Ornamental Poecilotheria metallica
Possibly the ultimate pet tarantula, you won't find many more stunningly beautiful than the Gooty. With it's bright blue colouration and arboreal features it really is a showpiece in any collection.
Currently Unvailable Greater Horned Baboon Ceratogyrus brachycephalus
The Greater Horned Baboon comes from Southern Africa in Botswana and Zimbabwe. This spider reaches up to 12cm in legspan and is known for its forward facing horn.
Currently Unvailable Green Bottle Blue Tarantula Chromatopelma cyanopubescens
The Venezuelan Green Bottle Blue Tarantula is a nice attractive species with blue legs, green carapace and orange abdomen. Definitely one for the collection!
Currently Unvailable Guyana Goliath Birdeater Theraphosa stirmi
With a leg span of up to 30cm. The Guyana Goliath Birdeater can be considered to be one of the largest tarantulas in the world.
Currently Unvailable Haitan Brown Birdeater Tarantula Phormictopus cancerides
Haitan Brown Birdeater Tarantulas are from North to Central America.
Currently Unvailable Indian Ornamental Tarantula Poecilotheria regalis
A beautiful arboreal species found in India. This spider much like other members of the Poecilotheria genus is more suited to keepers with previous tarantula experience. This is due to their fast and potentially aggressive nature.
Currently Unvailable Ivory Ornamental Tarantula Poecilotheria subfusca
The Ivory Ornamental Tarantula is a stunning arboreal species found in Sri Lanka.
Currently Unvailable Java Earth Tiger Selenocosmia javanensis
These are a brown to black fossorial species of tarantula from Indonesia. These are aggressive and not suitable for beginners.
Currently Unvailable King Baboon Tarantula Pelinobius muticus
The King Baboon Tarantula is a large and very aggressive spider, it is one of Africas biggest. It is a must for any serious Tarantula collector!
Currently Unvailable Kobal Spien Earthtiger Chilobrachys sp. Kobal Spien
A new Chilobrachys species to enter the hobby (2014). These spiders originate from Kobal Spien (Cambodia) an area known for its sculptures dug into the cliffs of its river bed.
Currently Unvailable Lesser Goa Mustard Thrigmopoeus truculentus
This spider originates from monsoon forests of Western India and reaches an impressive size of 20cm legspan. Can be skittish rather than aggressive and has the ability to stridulate when it feels threatened.
Currently Unvailable Malaysian Earth Tiger Cyriopagopus schioedtei
These are a large, colourful and aggressive tarantula. They live primarily in lowland and monsoon forest where they live in hollow trees high above the ground.
Currently Unvailable Malvern Starburst Baboon Harpactira curator
Harpactira curator is indigenous to South Africa. It was discovered by Pocock in 1898.
Currently Unvailable Martinique Pink Toe Tarantula Avicularia versicolor
What can we say about this species... They are stunning! Turning from a gorgeous bright blue spiderling right through to stunning multi coloured adults.
Currently Unvailable Metallic Pink Toe Tarantula Avicularia metallica
Metallic Pink Toe Tarantulas are a docile and calm arboreal species from British Guyana.
Currently Unvailable Mexican Fireleg Tarantula Brachypelma bohemi
Brachypelma bohemi are closely related to the more famous Mexican Red Knee. However these spiders have a very dramatic black and orange colouration and can be quite defensive often flicking their urticating hair when disturbed.
Currently Unvailable Mexican Flame Knee Tarantula Brachypelma auratum
This species used to be thought of as a 'Highland Form' of Brachypelma smithi due to the close similarities albeit being darker in appearance. In 1992 it was described by Dr Gunter Schmidt as its own species.
Currently Unvailable Mexican Pink Tarantula Brachypelma klaasi
Mexican Pink Tarantulas are found in Mexico.
Currently Unvailable Mexican Red Knee Tarantula Brachypelma smithi
The classic pet tarantula and arguably the most recognisable spider in the world. A great species for beginners and a must for any serious collection.
Currently Unvailable New River Rust Rump Tarantula Aphonopelma sp. New River
Another North American Aphonopelma species that has currently not been described. They have a overall fluffy apperance, blonde in colour and black femurs. They have long red setae hair on the abdomen. They are a docile species.
Currently Unvailable Oklahoma Brown Tarantula Aphonopelma hentzi
One of our personal favourites from North America, these are fantastic looking spiders from North America which have dark legs, light coloured carapace and red setae hairs on their abdomen.
Currently Unvailable Orange Tree Spider Tapinauchenius gigas
These spiders are native to French Guiana and are well known for their speedy and aggressive behaviour.
Currently Unvailable Panama Blonde Psalmopoeus pulcher
Not as often seen and arguably the nicest looking species of the Psalmopoeus genus.
Currently Unvailable Pederson Ghost Ornamental Poecilotheria vittata
A beautiful arboreal species which is indigenous to Sri Lanka formerly known as Poecilotheria pederseni.
Currently Unvailable Peruvian Dwarf Black & White Tarantula Cyriocosmus ritae
This is a very fast growing species from Peru, which normally reaches maturity in 12-18 months. These spiders only actually entered the hobby a few years ago in 2007.
Currently Unvailable Peruvian Pinktoe Avicularia urticans
An arboreal species found in rainforests in Northwestern Peru, South America. Has a nice overall purplish colouration.
Currently Unvailable Pichidangui Blue Beauty Euathlus sp. Blue
The Blue Metallic Femur Beauty have navy blue femurs with pink stripes on the knees.
Currently Unvailable Puerto Rican Pink Toe Avicularia laeta
A beautiful spider which is olive to brown as an adult and bright blue as a spiderling. Photos really don't do the adult colours justice. They really are a wonderful species and are not often available as captive bred spiderlings.
Currently Unvailable Salmon Pink Birdeater Lasiodora parahybana
This extremely large tarantula is a must for any collection. The Salmon Pink Birdeater grows at a fast rate, reaching sizes of 7.5 - 10 inches. They don't spin large webs, or burrow much, so make great display tarantulas.
Currently Unvailable Sangihe Island Black Tarantula Lampropelma nigerrimum
This spider is only known from one locality on the small Indonesian Island Sangihe. Presumed extinct, but rediscovered in November 2007.
Currently Unvailable Singapore Blue Tarantula Lampropelma violaceopes
One of the most beautiful arboreal tarantulas in the hobby. These spiders get big and are full of attitude; definitely not one for beginners!
Currently Unvailable Socotra Island Blue Baboon Monocentropus balfouri
A stunning blue and beige terrestrial species of tarantula, which is found off the East Coast of Africa on Socotra Island.
Currently Unvailable Steely Blue Birdeater Pamphobeteus antinous
A beautiful terrestrial birdeating species found in the Peruvian rainforests which reaches impressive sizes and can rival most Theraphosa specimens in captivity.
Currently Unvailable Stripe Knee Tarantula Aphonopelma seemanni
Formerly one of the most popular pet spider spiders in the hobby. These spiders are found throughout Central America and come in varying forms depending on their locality.
Currently Unvailable Thailand Black Tarantula Haplopelma minax
This species is super aggressive and extremely fast moving. They are medium in size and have a overall black velvet appearance. These spiders require experience and are not suitable for beginners.
Currently Unvailable Thailand Golden Fringe Ornithoctonus aureotibialis
Ornithoctonus aureotibialis described by Von Wirth & Striffler, 2005. Is a fairly new addition to the tarantula hobby. These spiders have golden hairs across their abdomen, underneath their legs and around the fringe of the carapace.
Currently Unvailable Togo Starburst Baboon Heteroscodra maculata
The Togo Starburst Baboon is a fast arboreal species from West African found in Ghana, Togo and Cameroon. They reach an adult leg span of 4 to 5 inches.
Currently Unvailable Trinidad Chevron Tarantula Psalmopoeus cambridgei
The Trinidad Chevron Tarantula is a fast growing species reaching a leg span of six inches. They are arboreal spinning a web within loose tree bark or plants.
Currently Unvailable Trinidad Dwarf Cyriocosmus elegans
Cyriocosmus elegans is a fast growing fossorial species which can reach maturity in as little as a year and grows no larger than 5-6cm legspan. It can be found in Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago.
Currently Unvailable Trinidad Mahogany Tapinauchenius plumipes
This spider lives in tropical plantations throughout Trindad where it creates silken tubes under bark and branches in trees. Extremely fast moving and is considered by most as semi-aggressive.
Currently Unvailable Vietnamese Blue Tarantula Chilobrachys sp. Blue
These spiders originate from Vietnam and get extremely large. They have thickened front legs with a blue sheen appearance. Thought to be a form of Chilobrachys dyscolus but more work needs to be done to confirm this.
Currently Unvailable White Striped Birdeater Nhandu chromatus
The White Striped Birdeater is a large terrestrial species reaching a leg span of 15 to 17cm. They are native to rainforests and savannahs of Brazil and Paraguay.
Currently Unvailable Yellow Backed Ornamental Poecilotheria smithi
A very pretty Sri Lankan species of tarantula described by Kirk (1996).
Currently Unvailable Yellow Banded Pinktoe Avicularia cf. aurantiaca
An interesting arboreal species found within the Peruvian rainforest that has visible yellow bands between its leg joints.