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Spiders from the Virgin Islands

Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch , 1926

About the Author

Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch

Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch

Alexander Petrunkevitch was the top arachnologist of his time, studying all aspects of spider biology, taxonomy and paleontology. He named and described over 100 spiders never before known to science, conducted studies on fossil spiders and their relatives, and ran experiments on live spiders in his laboratory.

Species mentioned

Holothele shoemakeri (Petrunkevitch, 1926)

Costa Rica, St. Thomas

Trichopelma insulanum (Petrunkevitch, 1926)

Saint Thomas