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-Nicaraguan Tailless Whip-

Phrynus whitei


-This attractive Amblypygi is found throughout tropical Central America. The bulk of the specimens available in the hobby are originating from Nicaragua. Social tolerances with this species is mixed and they seem a bit less amicable than certain species of Phrynus. I recommend keeping this species singly, or in gendered pairs. 


-This species of Amblypygi hail from tropical forests of Central America. They thrive in warm humid environments and are nocturnal predators of vertical surfaces. Like other Amblypygi, provide a vertically oriented enclosure with layered climbing surfaces. Everything from cork bark to flat pieces of styrofoam work well. Keep humidity and moisture levels up and provide supplemental heat if necessary. 


-This is a smaller, compact Amblypygid. Diagonal legspan of average adults in around 3". There is a larger Central American Amblypygi occasionally imported under this same name, but are larger, have less dorsal coloration and are Phrynus maesi.

Nicaraguan Tailess Whip

  • All sizes are approximations, as these are living creatures some variables will occur. Measurement for Amblypygi 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.

  • All live orders are shipped via FedEx priority overnight. All animals are guaranteed to arrive alive and in good health. For residential or business deliveries you are required to receive the package at first delivery attempt. For orders held for pick-up at shipping centers, you are required to claim the package by end of day. Otherwise the Live arrival guarantee is voided.

    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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