This species is 55% complete

Avicularia purpurea Kirk, 1990

Ecuador
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Avicularia purpurea
  • Described By: Kirk, 1990
  • Researcher Profile: Peter J. Kirk
  • Genus: Avicularia
  • Etymology: The specific name refers to the metallic purple-blue iridescence seen on the dorsal surface of the spider in natural light.
  • Common Name: Purple Pinktoe

Specimen Records

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