Taxon details

Miaschistopus tetricus (Simon, 1889)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2020-03-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Venezuela
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; m (AR-4651) (Gabriel & Sherwood, 2020a)
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; m ( of Miaschistopus rapidus (Gabriel & Sherwood, 2020a)
Taxonomic references
Crypsidromus tetricus Simon, 1889m: 212 (Dm).
Miaschistopus rapidus Pocock, 1897b: 770, pl. 41, f. 5 (Dm).
Metriopelma tetricum Pocock, 1903b: 114.
Crypsidromus tetricus Strand, 1916b: 86.
Crypsidromus tetricus Smith, 1987d: 93, f. 78h (m).
Miaschistopus tetricus Gabriel, 2016: 87 (T from Lasiodora).
Miaschistopus rapidus Gabriel, 2016: 90, f. 76 (m).
Miaschistopus tetricus Gabriel & Sherwood, 2020a: 313, f. 42-45 (m).

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. (2020a). Revised taxonomic placement of Pseudhapalopus Strand, 1907, with notes on some related taxa (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Arachnology 18(4): 301-316. doi:10.13156/arac.2020.18.4.301 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1897b). On the spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae from the Ethiopian Region, contained in the collection of the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 65(3): 724-774, pl. 46-48. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1897.tb03116.x 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

Simon, E. (1889m). Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (Décembre 1887–Avril 1888). 4e Mémoire. Arachnides. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 9: 169-220. 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

Strand, E. (1916b). Systematische-faunistische Studien über paläarktische, afrikanische und amerikanische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81(A9): 1-153. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-03-23 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel & Sherwood, 2020a n/a
2016-10-03 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel, 2016 n/a
2016-10-03 Species transferred to new genus Gabriel, 2016 Species transferred from Lasiodora to Miaschistopus