Discover 6 Types of Tarantulas in Texas

The Texas brown tarantula is widespread throughout Texas but is most frequent in Central Texas.

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The Texas black spot tarantula belongs to the group of spiders that dwell underground in tunnels dug by themselves or other creatures.

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Chiricahua gray tarantulas are calm and generally safe around people.

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The Rio Grande gold tarantula is unique to the Rio Grande Valley.

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Aphonopelma moellendorfi is a spider species in the Theraphosidae family. David Moellendorf discovered this tarantula in Val Verde County in 2016