Discover 6 Types of Tarantulas in Texas

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

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

Chiricahua gray tarantulas are calm and generally safe around people.

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

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