|Other Insects of Sri Lanka|
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A small selection of other insects of Sri Lanka - click on the image for a larger photo.
Tarantula ("divimakuluwa" in Sinhalese): Poecilotheria sp. There are currently 8 species known from Sri Lanka (the genus is restricted to South India & Sri Lanka). The oldest name is Poecilotheria fasciata. They are well known in the tarantula pet trade as "Sri Lankan Ornamentals". Arboreal.
Thanks to Priyantha Wijesinghe for identifications.