Mexican pink tarantulas, Brachypelma klaasi, are found in North and Central Americas. Brachypelma klaasi inhabits many habitat types including humid, arid, deciduous forest zones. It is found at elevations of 300 to 1,400 m above sea level. The known range of this species extends from Tepic, Nayarit in the north to Chamela, Jalisco in the South. This is mainly the southern Pacific coast of Mexico. The largest known population of Brachypelma klaasi can be found at the biological reserve at Chamela, Jalisco. (Arnett, 1986)
Biogeographic Regions: Neotropical; Neotropical :: Native
- Arnett, R. 1986. The Insect and Spider Colections of the World. Gainesville, Florida, USA: Brill/Flora and Flauna Publications.