Taxon details

Xenesthis monstrosa Pocock, 1903

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2023-12-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Colombia?
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)/Natural History Museum (NHMUK), London, UK; f (Sherwood et al., 2023f)
Taxonomic references
Xenesthis monstrosus Pocock, 1903b: 93 (Df).
Xenesthis monstrosa Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1979: 298, f. 39-40 (f).
Xenesthis monstrosa Schmidt, 2003l: 196, f. 558 (f).
Xenesthis monstrosa Sherwood et al., 2023j: 523, f. 16-17 (f).

Pocock, R. I. (1903b). On some genera and species of South-American Aviculariidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 11(61): 81-115. doi:10.1080/00222930308678729 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schiapelli, R. D. & Gerschman de P., B. S. (1979). Las arañas de la subfamilia Theraphosinae (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia (Ent.) 5: 287-300. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Sherwood, D., Gabriel, R., Peñaherrera-R., P., Brescovit, A. D. & Lucas, S. M. (2023j). On the tarantula genus Xenesthis Simon, 1891, with description of a new species from Venezuela (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Taxonomy 3: 509-527. doi:10.3390/taxonomy3040029 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2023-12-01 New taxonomic reference entry Sherwood et al., 2023j n/a