So quite a long time ago there were heated debates as to wether P subfusca 'lowland' and 'highland' were separate species.
I got into contact with people that felt the same way and who had been to examine both 'sp' in their actual locations. Sadly their proposed revision was never taken up by any of the Sri Lankan scientists or experts but I got permission to post it here and let you make up your own minds!














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Taki Tsonis replied to the topic 'Where is everyone?' in the forum. 11/01/2017

No idea if they're even in the hobby anymore.

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Taki Tsonis replied to the topic 'Where is everyone?' in the forum. 11/01/2017

Hi Werner

It's not so much that the hobby is dying, more a case of social media shifting a bit. Most of the hobbyists are now on tarantula whatsapp groups ;-)

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Taki Tsonis replied to the topic 'Please Id' in the forum. 06/10/2016

Hi Reinier

Looks like H gigas and B albopilosum mm.

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Robert is friends with Taki Tsonis

Taki Tsonis replied to the topic 'Sex This P. Metalica' in the forum. 15/05/2014

Like Jake I would have gone with female from the ventral and dorsal pics but I don't see any spermathecae in your molt pic which would mean you have a male.
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Nice T's Jaco

Your regalis is a female, if you look at the dorsal pics you can see that her folio is super light and in the ventral pics you can see that 'white line'
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Stan my sincerest apologies for that sillyness, clearly some people's personalities cannot change and the banned people will therefore remain permanently banned going forward!
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George Britz Ray you obviously have no idea who Stan is do you?? 6 years ago
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Martin I'm going to guess female, especially the first one ;)
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Martin Oosthuysen thanks user 'Martin' in the forum message ' New draft Gauteng legislation'. 14/02/2014