Described as Eurypelma sabulosum by F. O. P. Cambridge in1897. The type site for this species is Tikal in Guatemala

Brachypelma sabulosum
The habitat of Brachypelma sabulosum

Brachypelma sabulosum is found in the tropical forest of Peten, Guatemala and possibly ranges into Mexico. The eco region is called Petén-Veracruz moist forests. (

With 1000-2400 mm of rainfall each year it is clear that this species prefer more moisture then most other Brachypelma species. Only little is known about the distribution of Brachypelma sabulosum. Known only from the type location. More studies are required not only the distribution but also the relationship of Brachypelma sabulosum compared with the other Brachypelma species from the vagans group.

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1) habitat of Brachypelma sabulosum in Tikal Guatemala

2) Distribution of Brachypelma sabulosum*    more info required.

  1. 3)Climate of Brachypelma sabulosum in Tikal, Guatemala also see:

  2. 4)

Eddy Hijmensen at the Maya ruins in Tikal, Guatemala

Burrow of Brachypelma sabulosum.

juvenile Brachypelma sabulosum.

adult female Brachypelma sabulosum.

Coati or nose-bear are known to eat tarantula.

Detail leg IV Brachypelma sabulosum.

Adult female Brachypelma sabulosum.

Burrow Brachypelma sabulosum.

Spiderling Brachypelma sabulosum.

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