Taxon details

Tliltocatl andrewi (Schmidt, 1992)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: nomen dubium
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2020-02-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Unknown
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Taxonomic references
Euathlus truculentus Smith, 1992a: 18, f. 1-12 (m, misidentified).
Brachypelma andrewi Schmidt, 1992c: 13, f. 6-7 (Dm).
Euathlus truculentus Schmidt, 1997g: 16, f. 81 (m; N.B.: correction of figure legend to B. andrewi is per Schmidt).
Brachypelma andrewi Peters, 2003: 106, f. 420A, 421 (m).
Brachypelma andrewi Schmidt, 2003l: 152, f. 271 (m).
Brachypelma andrewi Peters, 2005b: 41, f. 119-122 (m).
Tliltocatl andrewi Mendoza & Francke, 2020: 134 (T from Brachypelma, nomen dubium).

Mendoza, J. & Francke, O. (2020). Systematic revision of Mexican threatened tarantulas Brachypelma (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae), with a description of a new genus, and implications on the conservation. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 188(1): 82-147. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz046 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. (2005b). Tarantulas of the world: Kleiner Atlas der Vogelspinnen - Band 3. Published by the author, 130 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1992c). Das Männchen von Euathlus truculentus Ausserer 1875 (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnologischer Anzeiger 3(7): 9-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1997g). Bestimmungsschlüssel für die Gattungen der Unterfamilie Theraphosinae (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Arachnologisches Magazin 3(Sonderausgabe): 1-27. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Smith, A. M. (1992a). In defence of Raven's decision to make the genus Brachypelma Simon 1891 a junior synonymy [sic] of Euathlus Ausserer 1895. British Tarantula Society Journal 7(3): 14-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-02-27 Taxon is nomen dubium Mendoza & Francke, 2020 Tliltocatl andrewi (Schmidt, 1992) declared a nomen dubium
2020-02-27 New taxonomic reference entry Mendoza & Francke, 2020 n/a
2020-02-27 Species transferred to new genus Mendoza & Francke, 2020 Species transferred from Brachypelma to Tliltocatl