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A dwarf species from East Africa, the  H. villosella is a docile and easy beginner old world tarantula. A fossorial species and prolific webber that is quite often seen out on display amongst its intricate web tunnels.



  • Scientific Name: Heterothele villosella
  • Common Name: Tanzanian chestnut baboon
  • Type: Fossorial
  • Category: Old World
  • Endemic Location: East Africa
  • Diagonal Leg Span (DLS): 2 1/2” to 3" (6cm to 7.5cm)
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Lifespan: Male (4-5 years) Female (12-15 years)
  • Recommended Experience Level: Beginner

Heterothele Villosella (Tanzanian Chestnut Baboon) - 1/8"

SKU: 220000008
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