Caribena versicolor Walckenaer, 1837

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Caribena versicolor
Caribena versicolor
Caribena versicolor

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Caribena versicolor
Synonyms : Aranea hirtipes, Mygale hirtipes, Mygale versicolor
  • Described By: Walckenaer, 1837
  • Researcher Profile: Charles Athanase Walckenaer
  • Genus: Caribena
  • Etymology: describes the change and variety of colors
  • Common Name: Antilles Pinktoe
  • Original Type Locality: New World - Archipelago — Guadeloupe — Martinique
    • Aranea hirtipes Fabricius, 1787
    • Mygale hirtipes C. L. Koch, 1836
    • Mygale versicolor Walckenaer, 1837 (Female and Male)
    • Avicularia versicolor Simon, 1892

Specimen Records

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Adult Male Activity

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Habitat and Type Locality