Class Arachnida-Araneae-Theraphosidae-Aphonopelma gabeli-Tarantulas IMMATURE (A)

Aphonopelma gabeli

El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
August 14, 2015
This specimen was captured in Rio Bosque Wetland Park by Mr. Salvador Quintanilla and kept in a terrarium for an educational show.
Dr. Brent Hendrixson (tarantula expert) identified this spider commenting: “This would be an immature Aphonopelma gabeli, probably the most common species in the Chihuahuan Desert.”

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