Family: Theraphosidae Thorell,1869 [] Back

Gen. Eupalaestrus Pocock , 1901 [ ]
N.B.: not a senior synonym of Pterinopelma Pocock, 1901 (which was considered a senior synoym of Weyenberghiana Mello-Leitão, 1941e: 322, replacement name for Weyenberghia Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 102, type Lasiodora weijenberghi Thorell, 1894, preoccupied, by Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1979b: 86, although Mello-Leitão's specimens are misidentified juveniles of Grammostola; see Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1961: 203, 1967a: 488) per Bertani, Nagahama & Fukushima, 2011: 3, contra Pérez-Miles, 1992: 28 and Raven, 1985).
Status: accepted
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Pocock, 1901c
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Pocock, R. I. (1901c). Some new and old genera of South American Avicularidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 8: 540-555. download pdf

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