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This species is 27% complete

Brachypelma fossorium Valerio, 1980

Costa Rica
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Brachypelma fossorium
  • Described By: Valerio, 1980
  • Researcher Profile: Carlos E. Valerio
  • Genus: Brachypelma
  • Etymology: The name refers to the scavenging habits of the females of this species.
  • Common Name: Costa Rican
    • Brachypelma fossoria Valerio, 1980
    • Brachypelma fossorium Schmidt, 1992 (Transferred from Euathlus)

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