Tarantula

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Tarantula
Brachypelma smithi 2009 G03.jpg
Mexican redknee tarantula
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Faimily: Theraphosidae
Thorell, 1870
Subfaimilies

Acanthopelminae
Aviculariinae
Eumenophorinae
Harpactirinae
Ischnocolinae
Ornithoctoninae
Poecilotheriinae
Selenocosmiinae
Selenogyrinae
Spelopelminae
Stromatopelminae
Theraphosinae
Thrigmopoeinae

Diversity
123 genera, 931 species
Distribution.theraphosidae.1.png

Tarantulas comprise a group o large an eften hairy arachnids belanging tae the Theraphosidae faimily o speeders, o which approximately 900 species hae been identifee'd.