Type Locality : Finca La Selva Station, near Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui , Heredia Province (10° 25' N, 84° 01' W),
Etymology : The name refers to the type locality .
Two species of Barychelidae, Psalisto s venadensis and Trichopelma laselva, are described from Costa Rica . These are the first records Of this mygalomorph family from this country . Both species were associated with tropical wet forests .
Journal of Arachnology 14: 93-99