Taxon details

Caribena laeta (C. L. Koch, 1842)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-03-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Puerto Rico, Cuba, US Virgin Is.
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Mygale caesia C. L. Koch, 1842: 83, f. 744 (Df).
Mygale laeta C. L. Koch, 1842: 66, f. 732 (Df).
Typhochlaena caesia C. L. Koch, 1850: 75.
Avicularia caesia Simon, 1892a: 171.
Avicularia laeta F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1896: 744.
Avicularia caesia Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 51, f. 32-35 (f).
Avicularia laeta Petrunkevitch, 1929b: 48, f. 31 (f).
Avicularia laeta Braushausen, 1995: 1 (assumes S of A. caesia).
Avicularia caesia Braushausen, 1995: 1 (assumes S with A. laeta).
Avicularia laeta Peters, 2003: 89, F. 355 (f).
Caribena laeta Fukushima & Bertani, 2017: 132, f. 227-229, 231-243, 310 (Dmf, T from Avicularia, S of Avicularia caesia).

Braushausen, A. (1995). Huit jours a la recherche d'Avicularia a Puerto Rico. Arachnides 24: 1-2. 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

Koch, C. L. (1842). Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Neunter Band, pp. 57-108, Zehnter Band, pp. 1-36. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1850). Übersicht des Arachnidensystems. J. L. Lotzbeck, Nürnberg, Heft 5, pp. 1-77. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.39561 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peters, H.-J. (2003). Tarantulas of the world: Amerika's Vogelspinnen. Published by the author, Wegberg, Germany, 328 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1929b). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part one. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 1-158. 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. XXXIII-XXXV. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1896.tb03076.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1892a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris 1, 1-256. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2017-03-07 Species synonymy Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Caribena caesia synonymized with Caribena laeta
2017-03-07 First description of male Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 n/a (Old value)
2017-03-07 New taxonomic reference entry Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 n/a
2017-03-07 Species transferred to new genus Fukushima & Bertani, 2017 Species transferred from Avicularia to Caribena
2016-10-07 New taxonomic reference entry Braushausen, 1995 n/a