Scientific name: Theraphosa blondi
Lifespan: 3 – 6 years (Male) · 15 – 25 years on average (Female)
Clutch size: 100 – 200
Biological classification: Species
The Goliath birdeater is a spider belonging to the tarantula family, Theraphosidae. It is considered to be the largest spider in the world, and it may be the largest by mass.