Family: Theraphosidae Thorell,1869 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0010] Back

Gen. Avicularia Lamarck , 1818 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00196 ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Eurypelma C. L. Koch, 1850 (but not of Plesiopelma Pocock, 1901 or Pterinopelma Pocock, 1901) and Ancylochiros Mello-Leitão, 1920 by Raven, 1985a: 149 and of Avicuscodra Strand, 1908 by Gallon, 2008: 243 (contra Raven, 1985a: 149); not a senior synonym of Iridopelma Pocock, 1901 (Smith, 1993b: 13, after Raven, 1985: 119, but see note under that name).
Status: accepted
Last updated
2018-03-01
Described in
Lamarck, 1818: 107
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Species counts
Counts Status
12accepted
7synonym
3nomen nudum
51nomen dubium
Reference

Lamarck, J. B. de (1818). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Paris, 5, 1-612 (Araneae, pp. 88-108). download pdf

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