Taxon details


Brachypelma smithi (F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-02-27
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001866]
  • Distribution: Mexico
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; jm (1143 = 1898.12.24.33) (Mendoza & Francke, 2020)
Taxonomic references
Eurypelma smithi F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897a: 20, pl. 1, f. 4 (Df).
Brachypelma smithi Pocock, 1903b: 103.
Brachypelma annitha Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997a: 9, pl. 1-6 (Dmf; N.B.: specific name considered a noun in apposition rather than a patronym) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001853].
Brachypelma annitha Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997b: 2, pl. 7-8, 11 (m).
Brachypelma smithi Locht, Yáñez & Vázquez, 1999: 196, f. 5 (m).
Brachypelma annitha Peters, 2000a: 64, f. 205-207 (mf).
Brachypelma annitha Peters, 2003: 108, f. 428, 435-436 (mf).
Brachypelma smithi Mendoza & Francke, 2017: 162, f. 3-22, 42-45, 50-51, 53-56 (mf, S of Brachypelma annitha).
Brachypelma smithi Mendoza & Francke, 2020: 123, f. 33A-H, 34A-F, 35A,C, 37M-P (mf).
References

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

Mendoza, J. I. & Francke, O. F. (2017). Systematic revision of Brachypelma red-kneed tarantulas (Araneae: Theraphosidae), and the use of DNA barcodes to assist in the identification and conservation of CITES-listed species. Invertebrate Systematics 31(2): 157-179. doi:10.1071/IS16023 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

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

Pocock, R. I. (1903b). On some genera and species of South-American Aviculariidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 11(61): 81-115. doi:10.1080/00222930308678729 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

Tesmoingt, M., Cleton, F. & Verdez, J. M. (1997b). 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. 2ème partie. Arachnides 33: 2-10. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-02-27 New taxonomic reference entry Mendoza & Francke, 2020 n/a
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Brachypelma hamorii Tesmoingt, Cleton & Verdez, 1997
2017-04-26 New taxonomic reference entry Mendoza & Francke, 2017 n/a
2017-04-26 Species synonymy Mendoza & Francke, 2017 Brachypelma annitha synonymized with Brachypelma smithi