Taxon details

Poecilotheria smithi Kirk, 1996

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Sri Lanka
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Poecilotheria smithi Kirk, 1996: 24, f. 1-14 (Dmf).
Poecilotheria pococki Charpentier, 1996c: 23, f. 1-19 (Dmf) [].
Poecilotheria smithi Peters, 2000b: 86, f. 245-246 (mf).
Poecilotheria smithi Schmidt, 2003l: 245, f. 800-801 (mf).
Poecilotheria smithi Gabriel, Gallon & Smith, 2013: 109, f. 11-12 (S).

Charpentier, P. (1996c). A new species of Poecilotheria from Sri Lanka: Poecilotheria pococki, sp. n. Exothermae Magazine 1: 21-33. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gabriel, R., Gallon, R. & Smith, A. (2013). The revised taxonomical status of some Poecilotheria species Simon 1885 (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Journal of the British Tarantula Society 28: 103-110. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kirk, P. J. (1996). A new species of Poecilotheria (Araneae: Theraphosidae) from Sri Lanka. British Tarantula Society Journal 12: 20-30. 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

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

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