Reversopelma petersi Schmidt, 2001

Ecuador or Peru
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Reversopelma petersi
    • Reversopelma petersi Schmidt, 2001
    • Reversopelma petersi Peters, 2003
    • Reversopelma petersi Schmidt, 2003
    • Reversopelma petersi Peters, 2005

Specimen Records

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Adult Male Activity

  • Reversopelma petersi sp. n. (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae), eine neue Spinnenart aus dem Nordesten Südamerikas

    Gunter Schmidt ,2001

    This new species differs from all other Theraphosinae by the following combination: labium with long setae, cuspules almost on the front edge only, scopula of tarsus IV divided by a band of setae, pad of feathered hairs retrolaterally on femur IV, in females urticating hairs of type I (fig. 1)containing barbs that change their direction twice, in males urticating hairs of type III. Palpal bulb similar to that of Lasiodorides SCHMIDT & BISCHOFF, 1997 (fig. 3), tibial spurs (fig. 4), receptacula seminis with twin receptacles (fig. 6), habitus 8fig. 2 and fig. 5).

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Habitat and Type Locality