Taxon details


Avicularia avicularia (Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-03-08
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001791]
  • Distribution: Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum Wiesbaden, formerly Naturhistorisches Museum (MWNH), Wiesbaden, Germany; m (Nr. 418) of Avicularia exilis Strand 1907 (Jäger, 1998b)
  • Holotype: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MNRJ), Brazil (database excerpt, August 2019); Avicularia cuminami Mello-Leitão, 1930, (00021); 1 j (survived the fire 2018)
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Typhochlaena scoparia C. L. Koch, 1841, (2029)
Taxonomic references
Aranea avicularia Linnaeus, 1758: 622 (Dm).
Aranea vestiaria De Geer, 1778: 313, pl. 38, f. 8-10 (Df) [regarded as nomen nudum by Fukushima & Bertani, 2017: 120].
Aranea vestiaria De Geer, 1783: 122, pl. 38, f. 8-10 (Df).
Mygale avicularia Latreille, 1804a: 152, pl. 62, f. 1 (D).
Mygale avicularia Latreille, 1806: 82, pl. 3, f. 1 (D).
Mygale avicularia Hahn, 1820: 16, pl. 3, f. A-B (m).
Mygale avicularia Hahn, 1833a: 101, f. 75 (m).
Mygale scoparia C. L. Koch, 1841a: 54, f. 725 (Df).
Avicularia vestiaria Ausserer, 1871a: 201.
Avicularia vulpina Ausserer, 1871a: 202.
Avicularia vestaria Hasselt, 1888: 166 (mf).
Avicularia velutina Simon, 1889m: 213 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001838].
Avicularia avicularia Simon, 1892a: 171, f. 120.
Avicularia avicularia F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1896: 741, pl. 33, f. 10-11, pl. 34, f. 19, pl. 35, f. 12 (mf).
Avicularia exilis Strand, 1907j: 220 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001803].
Avicularia ancylochira Mello-Leitão, 1923a: 330 (Df; N.B.: spelled this way in key and index, ancylochyra in heading, this spelling apparently intended, as per generic name Ancylochiros by same author) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001788].
Avicularia cuminami Mello-Leitão, 1930b: 56, f. 3 (Dj) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001799].
Avicularia nigrotaeniata Mello-Leitão, 1940c: 178, f. 1 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001818].
Avicularia velutina Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1945: 191, pl. XVII (Dm).
Avicularia cuminamensis Bonnet, 1955: 830 (invalid emendation).
Avicularia avicularia Bücherl, 1957: 404, f. 91-91a (m).
Avicularia avicularia Valerio, 1979: 307, f. 7-10 (mf).
Avicularia avicularia Schmidt, 1986: 61, f. 105-106 (m).
Avicularia avicularia Schmidt, 1993d: 102, f. 310, 316-317 (mf).
Avicularia avicularia Peters, 2003: 80, f. 318 (f).
Avicularia avicularia Schmidt, 2003l: 200, f. 565-567; 256, f. 11 (mf).
Avicularia avicularia Peters, 2005a: 13, f. 8 (f).
Avicularia avicularia Fukushima & Bertani, 2017: 41, f. 1, 13, 17, 20-49, 299, 303, 311, 314, 316, 323 (mf, S of A. ancylochira, A. cuminami, A. exilis, A. nigrotaeniata, A. velutina).
References

Ausserer, A. (1871a). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor). Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 21: 117-224, pl. I. [incl. unpubl. manuscript by Doleschall] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bonnet, P. (1955). Bibliographia araneorum. Analyse méthodique de toute la littérature aranéologique jusqu'en 1939. Tome II. Systématique des araignées (Étude par ordre alphabétique) [1re partie: A-B]. Douladoure, Toulouse, pp. 1-918. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bücherl, W. (1957). Sôbre a importância dos bulbos copuladores e das apófises tibiais dos machos na sistemática das aranhas caranguejeiras (Orthognatha). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 29: 377-416. download pdf -- Show included taxa

De Geer, C. (1783). Abhandlungen zur Geschichte der Insekten aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen herausgegeben von Johann August Ephraim Goeze. Siebender und letzter Band. Gabriel Nikolaus Raspe, Nürnberg, 72-126, pl. 10-18, 38-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

De Geer, C. (1778). Des araignées. In: Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire des insectes. Tome septième. Pierre Hesselberg, Stockholm, 176-324, pl. 11-19, 38-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fukushima, C. S. & Bertani, R. (2017). Taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of Avicularia Lamarck, 1818 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Aviculariinae) with description of three new aviculariine genera. ZooKeys 659: 1-185, Suppl. 1-5. doi:10.3897/zookeys.659.10717 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hahn, C. W. (1820). Monographie der Spinnen. Lechner, Nürnberg, Heft 1, pp. 1-16, 4 pls. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.122225 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hahn, C. W. (1833a). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Erster Band, pp. 77-129, pl. 19-36 (f. 57-95); Zweiter Band, pp. 1-16, pl. 37-47 (f. 96-105). [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.43744 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hasselt, A. W. M. van (1888). Araneae exoticae quas collegit, pro Museo Lugdunensi, Dr H. Ten Kate Jr. in Guyanâ Hollandicâ (Suriname). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 31: 165-200. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1841a). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Achter Band, pp. 41-131, pl. 265-288 (f. 621-694); Neunter Band, pp. 1-56, pl. 289-306 (f. 695-726). doi:10.5962/bhl.title.43744 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Latreille, P. A. (1804a). Arachnides. In: Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes. Tome septième. Dufart, Paris, pp. 144-305. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.15764 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Latreille, P. A. (1806). Genera crustaceorum et insectorum. Paris, tome 1, 302 pp. (Araneae, pp 82-127). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species cum characteribus differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius, Holmiae [Stockholm], 821 pp. (Araneae, pp. 619-624). doi:10.5962/bhl.title.542 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

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1930b). Aranhas do Cuminá. Arquivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 32: 51-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1940c). Spiders of the Guiana forest collected by O. W. Richards. Arquivos de Zoologia do Estado de Sao Paulo 2: 175-197. 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

Peters, H.-J. (2005a). Innereien. Tarantulas of the World 110: 7-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1896). On the Theraphosidae of the lower Amazons: being an account of the new genera and species of this group of spiders discovered during the expedition of the steamship "Faraday" up the river Amazons. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 64(3): 716-766, pl. 33-35. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1896.tb03076.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schiapelli, R. D. & Gerschman, B. S. (1945). Parte descriptiva. In: Vellard, J., R. D. Schiapelli & B. S. Gerschman (eds.) Arañas sudamericanas colleccionadas por el Doctor J. Vellard. I. Theraphosidae nuevas o poco conocidas. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 3, 165-213. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1986). Vogelspinnen: Lebensweise, Bestimmungsschlüssel, Haltung und Zucht. Albrecht Philler, Minden. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1993d). Vogelspinnen: Vorkommen, Lebensweise, Haltung und Zucht, mit Bestimmungsschlüsseln für alle Gattungen, Vierte Auflage. Landbuch, Hannover, 151 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (2003l). Die Vogelspinnen: Eine weltweite Übersicht. Neue Brehm-Bücherei, Hohenwarsleben, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1892a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-256. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1889m). Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (Décembre 1887–Avril 1888). 4e Mémoire. Arachnides. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 9: 169-220. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1907j). Eine neue Avicularia nebst Bemerkungen über andere südamerikanische Spinnen. Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde 60: 220-227. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Valerio, C. E. (1979). Arañas terafósidas de Costa Rica (Araneae: Theraphosidae). II. Psalmopoeus reduncus, redescripción, distribución y el problema de dispersión en terafósidas. Revista de Biología Tropical 27: 301-308. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-03-08 New taxonomic reference entry De Geer, 1778 n/a
2017-03-07 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Avicularia hirsutissima (C.L. Koch, 1842)
2017-03-07 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Avicularia testacea (C. L. Koch, 1841)
2017-03-07 Taxonomic reference update n/a (Old value)
2017-03-06 Species synonymy Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Avicularia nigrotaeniata synonymized with Avicularia avicularia
2017-03-06 Species synonymy Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Avicularia cuminami synonymized with Avicularia avicularia
2017-03-06 Species synonymy Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Avicularia ancylochira synonymized with Avicularia avicularia
2017-03-06 Species synonymy Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Avicularia exilis synonymized with Avicularia avicularia
2017-03-06 Species synonymy Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Avicularia velutina synonymized with Avicularia avicularia
2017-03-06 New taxonomic reference entry Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 n/a
2017-03-06 Species distribution update Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 n/a (Old value)