Taxon details

Avicularia juruensis Mello-Leitão, 1923

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-07-16
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Avicularia urticans Schmidt, 1994, 1 f (38035-84)
Taxonomic references
Avicularia juruensis Mello-Leitão, 1923a: 321, f. 156, 188 (Df).
Avicularia juruensis Bücherl, 1953: 128, f. 9-11 (m, misidentification after Fukushima & Bertani, 2017: 80, probably to Tapinauchenius).
Avicularia urticans Schmidt, 1994f: 5, f. 1-2 (Df) [].
Avicularia urticans Schmidt, 1995g: 2, f. 1-2 (Dm).
Avicularia urticans Peters, 2000a: 57, f. 183-185 (mf).
Avicularia urticans Peters, 2003: 95, f. 383, 387-388 (mf).
Avicularia urticans Schmidt, 2003l: 202, f. 584-586 (mf).
Avicularia juruensis Fukushima & Bertani, 2017: 80, f. 15, 106-126, 307 (Dmf, S of A. urticans).
Avicularia juruensis Hildebrand, Hüsser & Rast, 2020: 35, f. 7a (f).

Bücherl, W. (1953). Quilópodos, aranhas e escorpiões enviados ao Instituto Butantan para determinação. Memórias do Instituto Butantan 25: 109-151. 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

Hildebrand, A., Hüsser, M. & Rast, B. (2020). Revision Avicularia und Änderungen fürs Hobby. Arachne 25(2): 22-38. 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. (2000a). Tarantulas of the world: Kleiner Atlas der Vogelspinnen - Band 1. Published by the author, 148 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

Schmidt, G. (1994f). Avicularia urticans sp. n. (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae), eine Vogelspinnenart aus Peru. Arachnologisches Magazin 2(6): 1-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1995g). Das Männchen von Avicularia urticans Schmidt, 1994 (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnologisches Magazin 3(4): 1-4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-07-16 New taxonomic reference entry Hildebrand, Hüsser & Rast, 2020 n/a
2017-03-06 Species synonymy Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Avicularia urticans synonymized with Avicularia juruensis
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)
2017-03-06 Taxonomic reference update n/a (Old value)