These tarantulas can reach their full size after about 3 years. When fully grown, these species can reach leg-spans of up to 13 centimetres (5.1 in). These spiders are characterized by their chalky white coloration with mottled black and brown markings. Notably, these tarantulas have very thick rear legs, leading many to believe that they are baboon spiders, however, they are not in the baboon spider subfamily of Harpactirinae.These tarantula are an “old world species” originating from Asia and Europe. Being an “old world species” these tarantulas have highly potent venom, and if keeping one as a pet its not recommend to handle.