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This book on tarantulas describes and illustrates almost 300 species of tarantulas of the Theraphosidae family by biogeographical zone.
Identify each species of tarantulas
The descriptions enable non-specialists to identify each species, and provides additional information on lifestyle, habitat and distribution. Theraphosidae systematics are presented in the form of an identification key for subfamilies and a description of particularly note-worthy genera. An exhaustive list of currently known species is also presented by subfamily and by country. This book also covers Theraphosidae biology : anatomy, primary biological functions, ecology, venomology and pharmacological research.
A reference guide on tarantulas
This book is an essential guide for both beginner entomologists and experienced breeders. This guide
Tarantulas of the world – Theraphosidae also contains advice on breeding and rearing Theraphosidae.