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Poecilotheria formosa Pocock, 1899

India
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Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Poecilotheria formosa
Synonyms : Poecilotheria nallamalaiensis
  • Described By: Pocock, 1899
  • Researcher Profile: Reginald Innes Pocock
  • Genus: Poecilotheria
  • Common Name: Salem Ornamental
  • Original Type Locality: Kadiampatti and Mullapuram in the Salem District Sheveroy Hills
    • Poecilotheria formosa Pocock, 1899
    • Poecilotheria nallamalaiensis Rao et al., 2006
    • Poecilotheria formosa Gabriel, 2010

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