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Type Locality : PHILIPPINES, Polillo Island, Burdeos, Puting Bato Cave 3 & 4

Etymology : The specific epithet kwebaburdeos is derived from the combination of habitat (cave = kweba in Tagalog) + type-locality (Burdeos)


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A new tarantula species of the genus Phlogiellus Pocock, 1897, P. kwebaburdeos n. sp. is described and illustrated based on a series of specimens collected inside the Puting Bato Cave 3-4 in Burdeos, Polilio Island, Quezon Province, Philippines. P. kwebaburdeos Barrion-Dupo, Barrion and Rasalan n. sp., a cave-dwelling mygalomorph spider represents the fifth and sixteenth species of Phlogiellus reported in the Philippines and in Southand Southeast Asia, respectively.
Philippine Journal of Systematic Biology Vol. VIII

Habitat and Type Locality