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Trichopelma banksia

IUCN Status

Etymology : The name is dedicated to Banks, the author of the pre-existing species T. cubanum.


Male Activity

According to the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN, 1999), the authors request the rejection of the specific epithets of Trichopelma cubanum (Banks, 1909) and Trichopelma maculatum (Franganillo, 1930) [Family Barychelidae] and propose Trichopelma banksia comb. nov. and Trichopelma eucubanum comb. nov. instead of them.
Serket 13

Habitat and Type Locality