Taxon details


Megaphobema mesomelas (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1892)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-11-06
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:002228]
  • Distribution: Costa Rica
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Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Eurypelma mesomelas O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1892b: 90, pl. 11, f. 8 (Dm).
Eurypelma mesomelas F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897a: 27, pl. 1, f. 14 (m).
Brachypelma mesomelas Valerio, 1980a: 272, f. 29-32, 36 (Tmf from Eurypelma=Avicularia).
Brachypelma mesomelas Smith, 1986b: 50, f. 29h (m).
Brachypelma mesomelas Smith, 1987d: 50, f. 29h (m).
Brachypelma mesomelas Hancock & Hancock, 1989: 45, f. 40 (f).
Euathlus mesomelas Smith, 1991a: 19 (rejected T).
Megaphobema mesomelas Schmidt, 1991b: 11, f. 2 (Tmf from Euathlus).
Euathlus mesomelas Smith, 1991b: 18, f. 1-14 (mf).
Megaphobema mesomelas Schmidt, 1992b: 11 (Tmf from Euathlus).
Megaphobema mesomelas Schmidt, 1993d: 91, f. 245-246 (f).
Megaphobema mesomelas Schmidt, 1997g: 19, f. 204 (f).
Megaphobema mesomelas Peters, 2000b: 50, f. 126-127 (mf).
Megaphobema mesomelas Peters, 2003: 230, f. 924-925, 930 (mf).
Megaphobema mesomelas Schmidt, 2003l: 174, f. 420-422 (mf).
Megaphobema mesomelas Gabriel & Longhorn, 2015: 102, f. 16 (f).
References

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

Peters, H.-J. (2000b). Tarantulas of the world: Kleiner Atlas der Vogelspinnen - Band 2. Published by the author, 162 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, O. (1892b). Arachnida. Araneida. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 1, 89-104. 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. (1991b). Revision der Gattung Megaphobema (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnologischer Anzeiger 13: 11-13. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schmidt, G. (1992b). Das Weibchen von Megaphobema robusta (Ausserer 1875) (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnologischer Anzeiger 3(6): 9-12. 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

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. (1991a). A revision of the genus Megaphobema Pocock 1901 (Araneida; Theraphosidae; Theraphosinae). British Tarantula Society Journal 6(1): 14-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Smith, A. M. (1991b). Discussion paper: Euathlus mesomelas Cambridge 1892. British Tarantula Society Journal 7(2): 15-23. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Valerio, C. E. (1980a). Arañas terafosidas de Costa Rica (Araneae, Theraphosidae). I. Sericopelma y Brachypelma. Brenesia 18: 259-288. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-11-06 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel & Longhorn, 2015 n/a