Chatzaki & Komnenov, 2019
IUCN Red List Status
Taxonomy and History
Scientific Name : Chaetopelma lymberakisi
Described By: Chatzaki & Komnenov, 2019
Researcher Profile: Maria Chatzaki, Marjan Komnenov
Etymology: The name is in honour of Dr Petros Lymberakis, curatotor of vertebrates at the Natural History Museum of Crete, Greece and main collector of the Chaetopelma material.
Original Type Locality: Crete, Chania, Lefka Ori, Anopoli to Pachnes, 800 m a.s.l., sparse pine forest,
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Adult Male Activity
Maria Chatzaki, Marjan Komnenov
The family Theraphosidae is recorded from Greece for the first time with the description of a new species, Chaetopelma lymberakisi sp. n. Also, the male of Macrothele cretica Kulczyński, 1903 is re-described and the female of the same species is described for the first time.
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Habitat and Type Locality