Singapore Blue

The Singapore blue tarantula is an Old World arboreal species that are native to Southeast Asia. Females are bright blue, with almost purple legs. Males are not a colorful and are typically a light brown to grey color. 

Fast Facts

  • Singapore blue tarantulas are nocturnal and hunt at night for invertebrates, small birds, and lizards.
  • Females can live up to 14 years, while males have a shorter life span in captivity.
  • A female's leg span can reach up to 9 inches. 

Scientific name

Omothymus violaceopes
Range  Southeast Asia
Conservation status Not Evaluated
Diet Carnivore
Zoo location Education Building
Name Sombre

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