Taxon details

Sericopelma embrithes (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2015-11-06
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Panama
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Eurypelma embrithes Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936a: 7 (Df).
Brachypelma embrithes Smith, 1993a: 14 (Tf from Eurypelma=Avicularia).
Sericopelma embrithes Gabriel & Longhorn, 2015: 79, f. 1 (Tf from Brachypelma).

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1936a). New spiders from Mexico and Panama. Bulletin of the University of Utah 27(5): 1-103. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gabriel, R. & Longhorn, S. J. (2015). Revised generic placement of Brachypelma embrithes (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936) and Brachypelma angustum Valerio, 1980, with definition of the taxonomic features for identification of female Sericopelma Ausserer, 1875 (Araneae, Theraphosidae). ZooKeys 526: 75-104. doi:10.3897/zookeys.526.6315 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1993a). A new mygalomorph spider from Mexico (Brachypelma, Theraphosidae, Arachnida) Brachypelma baumgarteni Nsp. British Tarantula Society Journal 8(4): 14-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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CITES (2020). Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, with appendices of protected species. Retrieved February 9, 2020 from

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2015-11-06 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel & Longhorn, 2015 n/a
2015-11-06 Species transferred to new genus Gabriel & Longhorn, 2015 Species transferred from Brachypelma to Sericopelma