Schismatothele benedettii, a new species of tarantula from amazonic Brazil (Araneae, Theraphosidae)
We describe and ﬁgure a new species of the genus
Schismatothele Karsch, 1879 from Brazil, Amazonas state,to the north of Manaus. This species comprises the ﬁrstmale known for the genus and the ﬁrst report of the genus
Schismatothele for Brazil. The new species diﬀers from theonly known species,
Schismatothele lineata Karsch, 1879 inthe morphology of the spermathecae in which the dorsalreceptacles have internal tubular digitiform lobules.
Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15 (4): 130–132