Aphonopelma hentzi - unsexed - Texas Brown Tarantula
The Texas brown tarantula, (also known as Oklahoma brown tarantula or Missouri tarantula (Aphonopelma hentzi) is one of the most common species of tarantula living in the Southern United States today. Texas brown tarantulas can grow to leg spans in excess of 4 in (10 cm), and weigh more than 3 oz as adults. Their bodies are dark brown, though shades may vary between individual tarantulas. The colors are more distinct after a molt, as with many arthropods.
these are field collected individuals
Pic by NV