Himalayan Earth Tiger - Female
Haplocosmia himalayana
Pocock, 1899

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Close-up of eyes 17 June 2018

himalayana 17 June 2018
17 June 2018 - out of the den - on the den - colors are more distinct

was burrowing again and hadn't eaten
January 10, 2018

Haplocosmia himalayana 29 October 2017
himalayana at 2.25 inches DLS on 29 October 2017, it has been underground for months

close up 29 October 2017
himalayana at 2.25 inches DLS on 29 October 2017- Has been underground for months

Spiderling digging in substrate 28 February 2017

Haplocosmia himalayana silk mat
Photo showing silk mat constructed by spiderling - February 28, 2017

molt on February 8 2018  
Molt found February 8 2018- Definitely Female

Photo Details - ŠNicky Davis

Purchased from K8 Inverts 25 February 2017- .75-1 inch 25 February 2017
Maximum size of Females is about 5 inches.

Photo on June 17, 2018 of her face.  She has been sitting on top of her cave.
Photo on June 17, 2018. She has been out of her burrow a lot more now and has been webbing a lot.
Photo of Molt on February 8, 2018
Photo on January 10, 2018.  Tarantula had not eaten so I coaxed it out of its burrow to check on it.
Photos on October 29, 2017. Tarantula  has been underground for months. Not sure when I saw it last.  I removed it from the burrow it had made about three inches below the surface so I could change out the substrate.
Photo on
28 February 2017 Digging in substrate
Photo on February 28 2016

Haplo means single or simple.  Cosmia is unknown

April 19, 2018
February 8, 2018, opened her den to check on her and found a molt, see photo
July 14, 2017
April 22, 2017
March 21, 2017

This is a terrestrial tarantula with some burrowing instincts.
I am keeping this tarantula at ~  74-82°  F. and 65% humidity as per advice from K8inverts.
  Two times DLS (diagonal leg span) of substrate for it to burrow.
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