(IMAGE) University of Helsinki Caption Brachypelma boehmei Schmidt & Klaas, 1993, a Mexican tarantula species traded as pet . The species is listed on CITES and it is classified as Endangered (EN) in the IUCN Red List. Credit Caroline Fukushima Usage Restrictions None License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.