Taxon details

Poecilotheria rufilata Pocock, 1899

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-11-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Poecilotheria rufilata Pocock, 1899d: 746 (Dm).
Poecilotheria rufilata Pocock, 1900a: 189 (Df).
Poecilotheria rufilata Charpentier, 1996a: 16, f. 1a-g, 2a-k (mf).
Poecilotheria rufilata Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f. 799 (f).
Poecilotheria rufilata Sunil Jose, 2021b: 123, f. 2A-D (f).

Charpentier, P. (1996a). The illustrated redescription of: Poecilotheria rufilata Pocock 1899. Exothermae Magazine: 14-24. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1899d). Diagnoses of some new Indian Arachnida. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 12(4): 744-753. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1900a). The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Arachnida. Taylor and Francis, London, 279 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.48423 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Sunil Jose, K. (2021b). Slate-red tarantula (Poecilotheria rufilata) in the Western Ghats, India. Taprobanica 10(2): 123, pl. 26. doi:10.47605/tapro.v10i2.259 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2021-11-27 New taxonomic reference entry Sunil Jose, 2021b n/a