Taxon details


Brachypelma emilia (White, 1856)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-08-17
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001859]
  • Distribution: Mexico, Costa Rica
Type deposit provide information
  • Neotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m (98-12-24-32) (Longhorn & Gabriel, 2019)
Taxonomic references
Mygale emilia White, 1856: 185, pl. 43 (Dm).
Brachypelma aemilia Simon, 1891g: 338 (Dmf).
Eurypelma emilia F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897a: 19, pl. 2, f. 5 (m).
Brachypelma emilia Smith, 1986b: 49, f. 27h (Tmf from Eurypelma=Avicularia).
Brachypelma emilia Smith, 1987d: 49, pl. 2, f. 27h (m).
Brachypelma emilia Hancock & Hancock, 1989: 46, f. 41 (f).
Brachypelma emilia Schmidt, 1992a: 10 (Tmf from Euathlus per Raven).
Euathlus emilia Baxter, 1993: 72, f. 19-20 (f).
Brachypelma emilia Schmidt, 1993d: 82, f. 188 (f).
Brachypelma emilia Smith, 1995: 166, f. 901-915 (mf).
Brachypelma emilia Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 46, f. 9-10 (mf).
Brachypelma emilia Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997a: 9, pl. 2, f. 6 (f).
Brachypelma emilia Schmidt, 1997g: 19, f. 191, 193 (mf).
Brachypelma emilia Locht, Yáñez & Vázquez, 1999: 196, f. 7 (f).
Brachypelma emilia Peters, 2000a: 68, f. 222 (f).
Brachypelma emilia Bertani, 2001: 338, f. 153-156 (mf).
Brachypelma emilia Peters, 2003: 117, f. 473-474, 477, 480, 483 (mf).
Brachypelma emilia Schmidt, 2003l: 152, f. 274-277 (mf).
Brachypelma emilia Gabriel & Longhorn, 2015: 100, f. 13 (f).
References

Baxter, R. N. (1993). Keeping and Breeding Tarantulas. Chudleigh Publishing, Ilford, Essex, UK, xii + 89 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bertani, R. (2001). Revision, cladistic analysis, and zoogeography of Vitalius, Nhandu, and Proshapalopus; with notes on other theraphosine genera (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Arquivos de Zoologia 36: 265-356. 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

Hancock, K. & Hancock, J. (1989). Sex determination of immature theraphosid spiders from their cast skins. Published by the authors, Southminster, England, 61 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locht, A., Yáñez, M. & Vázquez, I. (1999). Distribution and natural history of Mexican species of Brachypelma and Brachypelmides (Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) with morphological evidence for their synonymy. Journal of Arachnology 27: 196-200. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pérez-Miles, F., Lucas, S. M., Silva Jr., P. I. da & Bertani, R. (1996). Systematic revision and cladistic analysis of Theraphosinae (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Mygalomorph 1: 33-68. 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

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1897a). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 1-40, pl. 1-3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1992a). Brachypelma Simon 1890 oder Euathlus Ausserer 1875? (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnologischer Anzeiger 3(1): 9-11. 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. (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

Simon, E. (1891g). Liste des Aviculariides qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique centrale. Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 44: 327-339. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1986b). The tarantula: classification and identification guide. Fitzgerald Publishing, London, 179 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1987d). The tarantula: classification and identification guide (second ed.). Fitzgerald Publishing, London, 179 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1995). Tarantula Spiders: Tarantulas of the U.S.A. and Mexico. Fitzgerald Publishing, London, 196 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tesmoingt, M., Cleton, F. & Verdez, J. M. (1997a). Description de Brachypelma annitha n. sp. et de Brachypelma hamorii n. sp. mâles et femelles, nouvelles espèces proches de Brachypelma smithi (Cambridge, 1897) du Mexique. Arachnides 32: 8-20. download pdf -- Show included taxa

White, A. (1856). Description of Mygale Emilia, a spider from Panama, hitherto apparently unrecorded. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 24: 183-185, pl. XLIII. (reprinted in Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (2) 19: 406-407, 1857) download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-08-17 Species distribution update Longhorn & Gabriel, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2015-11-06 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel & Longhorn, 2015 n/a