Taxon details

Sericopelma panamense (Simon, 1891)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-11-06
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mexico, Panama
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  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Eurypelma panamense Simon, 1891f: 337 (Df).
Eurypelma panamense F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897a: 25, pl. 1, f. 5 (Df).
Brachypelma panamensis Peters, 2003: 122, f. 493, 495-498 (mf, may be misidentified).
Brachypelma panamensis Peters, 2005b: 44, f. 130-133 (m, may be misidentified).
Sericopelma panamense Gabriel, 2009b: 88, f. 3 (Tf from Eurypelma=Avicularia).

Gabriel, R. (2009b). Notes on the taxonomic placement of Eurypelma guyanum Simon, 1892 and Eurypelma panamense Simon, 1891 (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Journal of the British Tarantula Society 24: 87-90. 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

Peters, H.-J. (2005b). Tarantulas of the world: Kleiner Atlas der Vogelspinnen - Band 3. Published by the author, 130 pp. 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. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1891f). Liste des espéces de la famille des Aviculariidae qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique du Nord. Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 44(1890): 307-339. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-11-06 Species distribution update Gabriel & Longhorn, 2015 n/a (Old value)