Taxon details

Aphonopelma platnicki Smith, 1995

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2019-08-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m (1894.2.18.1) (Sherwood, 2019b)
Taxonomic references
Aphonopelma platnicki Smith, 1995: 130, f. 576-585 (Dm).
Aphonopelma platnicki Sherwood, 2019b: 576, f. 1, 7 (m, ocular tubercle, labium).

Sherwood, D. (2019b). Aphonopelma braunshausenii Tesmoingt, 1996 is a nomen dubium, with review of some historic morphological characters ineffective at species delineation (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Zootaxa 4657(3): 573-580. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4657.3.9 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1995). Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico. Fitzgerald Publishing, London, 196 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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As External Resources, the World Spider Catalog links here to species pages of other databases. They may contain further information for the given species. The databases, listed as External Resources, however, are not managed by World Spider Catalog and the information given there is not necessarily in agreement with the World Spider Catalog. All responsibility for such data is with the external database. (2019). GBIF Home Page (via GBIF API). Available from: [1 September 2019]

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-08-21 New taxonomic reference entry Sherwood, 2019b n/a