Brazilian Greysmoke Tarantula

Grammostola Alticeps

Scientific Name

Brazilian Greysmoke Tarantula:  
Grammostola Alticeps

Distribution and Habitat

Geographic Range

The Brazilian greysmoke tarantula can be found throughout areas of South America, specifically in the subtropics of Paraguay.

Natural Habitat

Brazilian greysmoke tarantulas can usually be found in the subtropics of Paraguay. With heavy rainfall in the summer, the temperature can range anywhere from 80 to 100 degrees fahrenheit

Physical Characteristics

  • Brazilian greysmoke tarantulas are approximately 5 – 6 inches in length with a light reddish/orange underbelly.

Quick Facts


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Conservation Status

Least Concern: The Brazilian Greysmoke Tarantula is common or abundant and is likely to survive in the wild.

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Brazilian greysmoke tarantulas are carnivorous in nature consuming primarily insects such as crickets and roaches.