Taxon details


Pseudoschizopelma macropus (Ausserer, 1875)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-12-17
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:001940]
  • Distribution: Mexico
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m (1890.7.1.348) (Gabriel, Sherwood & Longhorn, 2020)
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m (BMNH 90.7.1-349) of Schizopelma sorkini (Gabriel, Sherwood & Longhorn, 2020)
  • Paratype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 1f (1890.7.1.348) (Gabriel, Sherwood & Longhorn, 2020)
  • Paratype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; 1f (BMNH 90.7.1-349) of Schizopelma sorkini is a subadult f of Brachypelma sp., possibly Brachypelma kahlenbergi (Gabriel, Sherwood & Longhorn, 2020)
Taxonomic references
Crypsidromus macropus Ausserer, 1875: 179, pl. 6, f. 24-25 (Dmf).
Schizopelma macropus F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897a: 29, pl. 1, f. 10 (m).
Pseudoschizopelma macropus Smith, 1995: 187, f. 1034-1040 (Tmf from Schizopelma).
Schizopelma sorkini Smith, 1995: 191, f. 1083-1100 (Dmf) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:002403].
Cyclosternum macropus Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 46, f. 15 (m).
Schizopelma sorkini Vol, 1999a: 13, f. X (f).
Davus macropus Schmidt, 2003l: 162, f. 350-351 (m).
Schizopelma sorkini Schmidt, 2003l: 186, f. 480-482 (mf).
Davus macropus Schmidt, 2005c: 14, f. 2, 9 (m).
Acentropelma macropus Gabriel, 2016: 84, f. 72 (Tm from Cyclosternum).
Acentropelma sorkini Gabriel, 2016: 85, f. 73 (Tm from Schizopelma).
Pseudoschizopelma macropus Gabriel, Sherwood & Longhorn, 2020: 459, f. 13-26 (mf, T from Acentropelma, S of Acentropelma sorkini).
References

Ausserer, A. (1875). Zweiter Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor). Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 25: 125-206. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gabriel, R. (2016). Revised taxonomic placement of the species in the Central American genera Davus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1892, Metriopelma Becker, 1878, and Schizopelma F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897, with comments on species in related genera (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Arachnology 17(2): 61-92. doi:10.13156/arac.2006.17.2.61 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gabriel, R., Sherwood, D. & Longhorn, S. J. (2020). The revised taxonomic placement of the genus Acentropelma Pocock, 1901 and restoration of the genus Pseudoschizopelma Smith, 1995 (Aranei: Theraphosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 29(4): 453-466. doi:10.15298/arthsel.29.4.07 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

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1897a). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 1-40, pl. 1-3. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Schmidt, G. (2005c). Die Gattung Davus O. P.-Cambridge, 1892 (Arachnida: Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Tarantulas of the World 104: 7-18. 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

Vol, F. (1999a). A propos d'une spermatheque inhabituelle. Arachnides 42: 1-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-12-17 Species synonymy Gabriel, Sherwood & Longhorn, 2020 Pseudoschizopelma sorkini synonymized with Pseudoschizopelma macropus
2020-12-17 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel, Sherwood & Longhorn, 2020 n/a
2020-12-17 Species transferred to new genus Gabriel, Sherwood & Longhorn, 2020 Species transferred from Acentropelma to Pseudoschizopelma
2016-10-03 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel, 2016 n/a
2016-10-03 Species transferred to new genus Gabriel, 2016 Species transferred from Cyclosternum to Acentropelma