“The true tarantulas are all spiders of the family Theraphosidae, sometimes called bird spiders or monkey spiders. Related families include the funnel-web spiders and the trap door spiders, which sometimes also get called tarantulas. The family Theraphosidae includes over 300 different species of tarantulas, divided over 12 subfamilies (formerly 13).”
There are about 800 species of tarantulas out of about 35,000 spider species that have been identified. However, there are probably much much more tarantula species that have either not been discovered or identified yet.
Well, several species of Yarantula abound but it will not be easy to specify the exact number. However, some studies have shown that there are about 850 species of tarantula
there are about 900 species
why did you put this Question in INSECTS?
just a note all spiders are ARACHNIDS
also there are scorpions, nits/lice and others
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