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Habitat Zones of Southern California

California Ebony Tarantula
Aphonopelma eutyienum

This tarantula lives in many parts of San Diego including the coastal zone, mountains and desert. It has sensitive hairs to define its surroundings which can also be shed to cause you pain or irritation if you upset it.

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