Taxon details

Avicularia variegata F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1896

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-03-06
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela, Brazil
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Taxonomic references
Avicularia avicularia variegata F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1896: 743, pl. 33, f. 12 (Df).
Avicularia bicegoi Mello-Leitão, 1923a: 329, f. 187, 189 (Df) [].
Avicularia bicegoi Bücherl, 1957: 404, f. 92-92a (m).
Avicularia bicegoi Schmidt, 1986: 61, f. 107-108 (m).
Avicularia avicularia variegata Schmidt, 1993d: 102, f. 312 (f).
Avicularia bicegoi Schmidt, 1993d: 102, f. 314-315 (m).
Avicularia bicegoi Peters, 2003: 83, f. 332-333 (m).
Avicularia avicularia variegata Schmidt, 2003l: 256, f. 12 (f).
Avicularia bicegoi Schmidt, 2003l: 200, f. 568-569 (m).
Avicularia avicularia variegata Peters, 2005b: 34, f. 99-103 (f).
Avicularia bicegoi Peters, 2005b: 35, f. 104-108 (m).
Avicularia variegata Fukushima & Bertani, 2017: 61, f. 16, 54-75, 315, 317 (Dmf, elevated from subspecies of A. avicularia, S of A. bicegoi).

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

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

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

Peters, H.-J. (2005b). Tarantulas of the world: Kleiner Atlas der Vogelspinnen - Band 3. Published by the author, 130 pp. 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

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

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

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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-03-06 Species synonymy Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Avicularia bicegoi synonymized with Avicularia variegata
2017-03-06 New taxonomic reference entry Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 n/a
2017-03-06 First description of male Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-03-06 Species updated Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 New status (Old value)
2017-03-06 Species distribution update Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 n/a (Old value)