Scientific and common name.

Pterinochilus murinus/Mombassa golden starburst


Mombassa W. Africa. various.

Set-up required.

Terrestrial needs deep substrate to burrow. A shallow water dish is also required.


80/85F and humidity 70/75%


This tarantula is mainly terrestrial, and will usually burrow, but will sometimes show arboreal tendencies. this is quite a small tarantula, with a big attitude. it will feed well and grow fast. not for beginners