Taxon details

Metriopelma breyeri (Becker, 1878)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m
  • Last updated: 2016-10-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico
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Taxonomic references
Sericopelma breyerii Becker, 1878a: 77, pl. 2, f. 1-6 (Dm).
Metriopelma breyeri Becker, 1878b: 256.
Crypsidromus breyeri Simon, 1892a: 143.
Crypsidromus breyeri Smith, 1995: 181, f. 1002-1010 (m).
Metriopelma breyeri Schmidt, 2003l: 177, f. 430 (m).
Metriopelma breyeri Gabriel, 2016: 73, f. 52-55 (m).

Becker, L. (1878a). Diagnoses de quelques aranéides nouvelles du Mexique. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 21: 77-80. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Becker, L. (1878b). Sur un nouveau genre d'Avicularidae. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 21(C.R.): 256-257. 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

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

Simon, E. (1892a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-256. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf 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

External Resource References

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Date Type Reference Detail
2016-10-03 New taxonomic reference entry Gabriel, 2016 n/a