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Type Locality : Sai Thong Watthana district, Kamphaeng Phet province

Etymology : The specific name refers to the Latin longus (“long”), which describes both male pedipalp and female spermatheca, and palpus (“palm of the hand” or “feeler”).


Male Activity

A new record of the tarantula genus Phlogiellus Pocock, 1897 from Thailand is described. Distributional data, natural history, morphological characters, and illustrations of male and female are provided. The Thai specimens belong to a new species, Phlogiellus longipalpus sp. n. The diagnosis of the new species and related species are discussed.
ZooKeys 684: 57-73.

Habitat and Type Locality