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Trichopelma laselva

Costa Rica
IUCN Status

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 .


Male Activity

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

Habitat and Type Locality