Taxon details

Tliltocatl epicureanus (Chamberlin, 1925)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-02-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Eurypelma epicureana Chamberlin, 1925c: 107, f. 5 (Dm).
Dugesiella epicureana Petrunkevitch, 1939a: 254.
Brachypelma epicureana Smith, 1993a: 15 (Tm from Eurypelma=Avicularia per Roewer).
Brachypelma epicureanum Smith, 1995: 168, f. 916-925 (m).
Brachypelma epicureanum Schmidt & Bullmer, 1996: 3, f. 1 (Df).
Brachypelma epicureanum Rudloff, 2003: 8, f. 36, 38 (f).
Brachypelma epicureanum Rudloff, 2008b: 29, f. 12-16 (mf).
Tliltocatl epicureanum Mendoza & Francke, 2020: 131, f. 40A-D, 41A-B, 42A-B (mf, T from Brachypelma).

Chamberlin, R. V. (1925c). New North American spiders. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (4) 14: 105-142. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Petrunkevitch, A. (1939a). Catalogue of American spiders. Part one. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 33: 133-338. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rudloff, J.-P. (2003). Eine neue Brachypelma-Art aus Mexiko, Brachypelma schroederi sp. n. (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arthropoda 11(3): 2-15. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rudloff, J.-P. (2008b). Eine neue Brachypelma-Art aus Mexiko (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arthropoda 16(2): 26-30. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. & Bullmer, M. (1996). Das Weibchen von Brachypelma epicureanum (Chamberlin, 1925) (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnologisches Magazin 4(7): 3-7. 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

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

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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
2020-02-27 Species updated Mendoza & Francke, 2020 Species epithet corrected (Old value)
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