Taxon details

Acanthoscurria juruenicola Mello-Leitão, 1923

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2014-09-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Acanthoscurria juruenicola Mello-Leitão, 1923, (00039); 1 f (destroyed by the fire 2018)
  • Syntype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Acanthoscurria xinguensis Timotheo, 1960, (02326); 2 m (probably destroyed by the fire 2018)
Taxonomic references
Acanthoscurria juruenicola Mello-Leitão, 1923a: 294 (Df).
Acanthoscurria xinguensis Timotheo, 1960: 2, f. 1-4 (Dmf) [].
Acanthoscurria juruenicola Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1964: 413, pl. III, f. 3 (f).
Acanthoscurria juruenicola Lucas et al., 1981b: 151, f. 1-5 (Dm).
Acanthoscurria juruenicola Bertani, 2000: 30, f. 29-30 (m).
Acanthoscurria juruenicola Peters, 2003: 22, f. 67 (f).
Acanthoscurria juruenicola Paula et al., 2014: 67, f. 14-21 (mf, S).

Bertani, R. (2000). Male palpal bulbs and homologous features in Theraphosinae (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Journal of Arachnology 28: 29-42. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lucas, S., Cirelli, A., Knysak, I. & Zveibil, L. (1981b). Descrição do macho de Acanthoscurria juruenicola Mello-Leitão, 1923 (Araneae Theraphosidae). Memórias do Instituto Butantan 42/43: 151-158. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1923a). Theraphosideas do Brasil. Revista do Museu Paulista 13: 1-438. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paula, F. dos S., Gabriel, R., Indicatti, R. P., Brescovit, A. D. & Lucas, S. M. (2014). On the Brazilian Amazonian species of Acanthoscurria (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Zoologia (Curitiba) 31(1): 63-80. doi:10.1590/S1984-46702014000100008 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peters, H.-J. (2003). Tarantulas of the world: Amerika's Vogelspinnen. Published by the author, Wegberg, Germany, 328 pp. [Longhorn & Gabriel, 2019: 109: "We consider much of the information in Peters (2003) as erroneous"] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schiapelli, R. D. & Gerschman de P., B. S. (1964). El género Acanthoscurria Ausserer, 1871 (Araneae, Theraphosidae) en la Argentina. Physis, Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de Ciencias Naturales (C) 24: 391-417. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Timotheo da C., A. (1960). Uma nova migalomorfa do Alto Xingu, Acanthoscurria xinguensis sp. nov. (Aviculariridae [sic]). Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro (Zool.) 216: 1-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2014-09-14 New taxonomic reference entry Paula et al., 2014 n/a
2014-09-14 Species synonymy Paula et al., 2014 Acanthoscurria xinguensis synonymized with Acanthoscurria juruenicola