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Die Arachniden (1841)

Carl Ludwig Koch , 1841

About the Author

Carl Ludwig Koch

Carl Ludwig Koch

Carl Ludwig Koch (September 21, 1778 - August 23, 1857) was a German entomologist and arachnologist. He was responsible for classifying a great number of spiders, including the Brazilian whiteknee tarantula and Common house spider. He was born in Kusel, Germany and died in Nuremberg, Germany.

Species mentioned

Harpactira atra

Harpactira atra (Latreille, 1832)

South Africa

Grammostola anthracina (C.L. Koch, 1842)

Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina
Acanthoscurria geniculata

Acanthoscurria geniculata (Koch, 1841)