Family: Theraphosidae Thorell,1869 [] Back

Gen. Trichopelma Simon , 1888 [ ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Stothis Simon, 1889, Hapalopinus Simon, 1903, Merothele Petrunkevitch, 1925, Obaerarius Petrunkevitch, 1926 and Leptofischelia Strand, 1929 by Raven, 1985a: 153; transferred here from Barychelidae by Guadanucci, 2014: 514; belongs probably to Barychelidae after Tamayo, 2017: 196.
Status: accepted
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Simon, 1888b
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2homonym replaced

Simon, E. (1888b). Etudes arachnologiques. 21e Mémoire. XXIX. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de l'Amérique centrale et des Antilles. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 8: 203-216. download pdf

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2014-11-19 Genus transferred to other family Guadanucci, 2014 Trichopelma Simon, 1888 transferred to Theraphosidae