New electric-blue tarantula species is first found in Thailand mangroves

The electric-blue tarantula, Chilobrachys natanicharum, found in Thailand. Image courtesy of Yuranan NanthaisongResearchers have described a new electric-blue species of tarantula from Thailand. The vibrant tarantula (Chilobrachys natanicharum) was known from the pet trade but hadn’t been seen in nature by scientists. Researchers say it’s the first known tarantula species found in Thailand’s mangroves. A team from Khon Kaen University in Thailand, led by Narin Chomphuphuang along […]

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