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-Bornean Earth Tiger

Phlogiellus obscurus


-This is a small bodied species found in the Sabah region of Borneo. Phlogiellus is a widespread genus in subfamily Selencosmiinae found throghout Southeast Asia, Papua New Guinea, and many Indonesian islands. 


-Fossorial Old World. These spiders are found in tropical lowland and tropical deciduous forests. They appreciate deep substrate to build burrows and are heavy webbers. 


-Like most Selenocosmiinae, these are smaller bodied species. Mature adults will typically measure 3-4" with males being smaller than females. 

Bornean Earth Tiger

  • All sizes are approximations, as these are living creatures some variables will occur. Measurement for spiders is 'DLS' (diagonal leg span). This measurement method is determined when the animal is at rest from the front leg's natural extension to the rearmost legs natural resting position.

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    In the event of a DOA I request photographic documentation of such, and notification within an hour of receiving the package. A refund of the animals purchase price will be issued or a replacement specimen scheduled for shipping. No refund of shipping costs is available. 

    Orders will be shipped in insulated shipping containers and when appropriate, will be shipped with either heating or cooling packs. 

    If you wish to combine live orders and merchandise in a single package please contact us via email to work out details regarding your order and the safest method to accomplish such. 

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