Tarantulas.co.za Blog

All the important tarantula articles are listed here.

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Team Blogs
    Team Blogs Find your favorite team blogs here.
  • Login
    Login Login form

1. Descriptions and Taxonomic Drawings

Posted by on in Bibliography and Science
  • Font size: Larger Smaller
  • Hits: 34837
  • Subscribe to this entry
  • Print


Abraham, H.C. 1924. Some mygalomorph spiders from the Malay Peninsula. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1924: 1091-1124.  Species mentioned: Chilobrachys andersoniCoremiocnemis validaHaplopelma minax, Lampropelma violaceopes, Phlogiellus inermis, Selenocosmia javanensis, Selenocosmia tahanensis.

Almeida-Silva, L.M., A. Camacho, A.D. Brescovit, S. Lucas, T.K. Brazil. 2008. Redescription and notes on the natural history of the arboreal tarantula Iridopelma seladonium (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia (Online), v. 25, p. 728-736, 2008.  Species mentioned: Typhochlaena seladonia.

Auer, H.-W., M. Huber & A. Bochtler 2007. Die Gattung Tapinauchenius Ausserer, 1871 im Portrait. ARACHNE 12(2): 4-39.
 ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE   Species mentioned: Tapinauchenius brunneus, T. cupreus, T. elenae, T. gigas, T. latipes, T. plumipes, T. sanctivincenti, T. subcaerulus, T. violaceus.

Ausserer, A. 1871a. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor). Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 21: 117-224.  Species mentioned: Acanthoscurria convexa, A. geniculata, A. minor, A. theraphosoides, Aphonopelma mordax, A. rubropilosum, Avicularia avicularia, A. doleschalli, Chaetopelma olivaceum, Cyclosternum kochi, C. schmardae, Cyrtopholis innocua, Grammostola grossa, Harpactira atra, H. cafreriana, Homoeomma nigrum, Ischnocolus holosericeus, I. inermis, I. triangulifer, I. valentinus, Lasiodora isabellina, L. klugi, L. spinipes, L. striatipes, Mygalarachne brevipes, Poecilotheria subfusca, Selenocosmia javanensis, Tapinauchenius plumipes, Theraphosa blondi.

Ausserer, A. 1875. Zweiter Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor). Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 25.

Banks, N. 1892b. Our Atypidae and Theraphosidae. Ent. News 3: 147-150.

Banks, N. 1901d. Some spiders and other Arachnida from Porto Rico. Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 24: 217-227.

Banks, N. 1906a. Arachnida from the Bahamas. Bull. Am. Mus. nat. Hist. 22: 185-189.

Banks, N. 1909. Arachnida from Costa Rica. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 61: 194-234

Barman, M. 1978a. A new mygalomorph spider of the genus Phlogiodes from Khasi-Jaintia hills, India (Araneae: Theraphosidae). J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 75.

Barrion, A.T. & J.A. Litsinger. 1995. Riceland Spiders of South and Southeast Asia. CAB International, Wallingford, UK

Bastawade, D.B. & D. Khandal. 2006. Arachnida: Araneae (Spiders). In Fauna of Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Invertebrates ) Borivali, Mumbai (Maharashtra), Conservation Area Series. Zool. Surv. India 26: 139-184. 

Bauer, S. 1996. Eine verkannte Vogelspinne aus Nord-Peru Avicularia aurantiaca spec. n. (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae). Arachnoligsch Magazin 4(8): 1-8.

Bauer, S. & D. Antonelli. 1997. Eine weitere Tapinauchenius-Art aus Ecuador: Tapinauchenius subcaeruleus n. sp. (Arachnida: Araneae: Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae). Ent. Z., Frankf. 107: 428-432.

Becker, L. 1878. Diagnoses de quelques aranéides nouvelles du Mexique. Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 21: 77-80.

Becker, L. 1879d. Description d'aranéides exotiques nouveaux. Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 22(C.R.): 140-145.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1978c. Contributions à l'étude de la faune terrestre des îles granitiques de l'archipel des Séchelles (Mission P.L.G. Benoit - J.J. Van Mol 1972). Araneae Orthognatha. Revue Zool. afr. 92. p 410-419

Berland, L. 1917. Description de quelques espèces nouvelles d'aviculariides africaines (Araneae: Aviculariidae). Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 23: 466-481

Bertani, R. 2001. Revision, cladistic analysis, and zoogeography of Vitalius, Nhandu, and Proshapalopus; with notes on other theraphosine genera (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Arquivos de Zoologia, São Paulo 36: 265-356.

Bertani, R. & P.I. da Silva, Jr. 2002. The first mygalomorph spider without spermathecae: Sickius longibulbi, with the revalidation of Sickius (Aranae, Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae). The Journal of Arachnology 30: 519-526.

Bertani, R. & S. Carla da Silva. 2003. Notes on the genus Iracema Pérez-Miles, 2000 with the first description of the male of I. horrida (Schmidt, 1994) (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Zootaxa, 362: 1-8. 

Bertani, R. & C.S. Fukushima. 2004. Polyspinosa Schmidt, 1999 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Eumenophorinae) is a synonym of Grammostola Simon, 1892 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae). Revista Iberica de Arachnologia, 9: 329-331

Bertani, R. & S. Carla da Silva. 2004. Notes on Acanthoscurria chacoana Brèthes, 1909 (Araneae: Theraphosidae) in Brazil, and its synonymy with Acanthoscurria altmanni Schmidt, 2003. Zootaxa, 648: 1-8.

Bertani, R. & Y. Araújo. 2006. A new species of Holothele Karsch, 1879 (Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae) from Venezuela. Revta Ibérica Aracnol. 12: 13-16.

Bertani, R., C.S. Fukushima. & P.I. da Silva, Jr. 2008. Two new species of Pamphobeteus Pocock 1901 (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae) from Brazil, with a new type of stridulatory organ Zootaxa 1826: 45-58

Bertani, R. & C.S. Fukushima. 2009. Description of two new species of Avicularia Lamarck 1818 and redescription of Avicularia diversipes (C.L. Koch 1842) (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Aviculariinae) – three possibly threatened Brazilian species. Zootaxa, 2223: 25-47.

Bertani, R., T. Dos Santos & A.F. Righi. 2009. A new species of Oligoxystre Vellard 1924 (Araneae, Theraphosidae) from Brazil. ZooKeys 5: 41-51.

Bertani, R., R. H. Nagahama & C. S. Fukushima. 2011. Revalidation of Pterinopelma Pocock 1901 with description of a new species and the female of Pterinopelma vitiosum (Keyserling 1891) (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Zootaxa 2814: 1-18.

Bertani, R. 2012. Revision, cladistic analysis and biogeography of Typhochlaena C. L. Koch, 1850, Pachistopelma Pocock, 1901 and Iridopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Aviculariinae). ZooKeys 230: 1–94

Bertani, R., R.H. Nagahama & C.S. Fukushima. 2012. Vitalius nondescriptus comb. nov. (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae): an example of theraphosid taxonomic chaos. Zoologia 29(5): 467-473.

Bertani, R. & P.C. Motta. 2013. Redescription of Avicularia taunayi (Mello-Leitão, 1920) and notes on the habitat and geographical distribution of the species (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Aviculariinae). Zoologia 30 (1): 107–114

Bertani, R., M.E. Bichuette and D.R. Pedroso. 2013. Tmesiphantes hypogeus sp. nov. (Araneae, Theraphosidae), the first troglobitic tarantula from Brazil. An. Acad. Bras. Ciênc. [online]. ahead of print, pp. 00-00. Epub Feb 26, 2013. ISSN 0001-3765.

Bertani, R. & J. Huff. 2013. Avicularia rickwesti sp. nov., a remarkable new species of Avicularia (Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae) from Dominican Republic. Zoologia 30 (3): 333–337. 

Bharat, N.P., P. Harshil, T. Ramesh, K.T. Shantilal and H.D. Arun. 2014. First record of Plesiophrictus millardi Pocock, 1899 (Araneae: Theraphosidae) from Gujarat, India. Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., 2(5),6-9.

Brethes, J. 1909. Notas sobre algunos arachnidos. Anales Museum Nacional Buenos Aires (3) 12: 45-47.

Bullmer, M., M. Thierer-Lutz & G.E.W. Schmidt, 2006. Avicularia hirschii sp. n. (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae), eine neue Vogelspinnenart aus Ekuador. Tarantulas of the World 124: 3-17.

Cambridge, F.O.P.-. 1896. On the Theraphosidae of the lower Amazons: being an account of the new genera and species of this group of spiders discovered during the expedition of the steamship Faraday up the river Amazons. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896: 716-766 

Cambridge, F.O.P.-. 1897. Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London, 2: 1-42, pl 1-3.

Cambridge, F.O.P.-. 1898b. On new species of spiders from Trinidad, West Indies. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1898: 890-900.

Cambridge, F.O.P.-. 1899b. On some spiders from Chili and Peru collected by Dr. Plate of Berlin. Jour. Linn. Soc. London 27: 15-22.

Cambridge, F.O.P.-. 1901b. On a collection of spiders from the Bahama Islands made by J. L. Bonhote, Esq., with characters of a new genus and species of Mygalomorphae. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 7: 322-332.

Cambridge, O.P.-. 1877c. On some new genera and species of Araneidea. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 19.

Cambridge, O.P.-. 1881c. On a new spider of the family of Theraphosidae. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881: 682-685.

Cambridge, O.P.-. 1892b. Arachnida. Araneida. In Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London, 1:

Canning, G., B.K. Reilly and A.S. Dippenaar-Schoeman. 2013. First description of the male of Nesiergus insulanus (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Ischnocolinae) from the Seychelles archipelago. African Invertebrates Vol. 54 (1): 241–244.

Caporiacco, L. di. 1948a. Arachnida of British Guiana collected in 1931 and 1936 by Professors Beccari and Romiti. Proc. zool. Soc. London 118: 607-747.

Chamberlin, R.V. 1916. Results of the Yale Peruvian expedition of 1911. - The Arachnida. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 60(6): 175-199, plates 1-25.

Chamberlin, R.V. 1917. New spiders of the family Aviculariidae. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 61.

Chamberlin, R.V. 1925. New North American spiders. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. (4) 14: 105-142

De Wet, J.I. & A.S. Dippenaar-Schoeman. 1991. A revision of the genus Ceratogyrus Pocock (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Koedoe 34(2): 39-68.

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S. 2002. Baboon and Trapdoor Spiders of Southern Africa: An Identification Manual. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. 13. Agricultural Research Council, Pretoria.

Doleschall, L. 1859. Tweede Bijdrage tot de Kenntis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Acta Soc. Sci. Ind.-Neerl. 5

Dufour, L. 1820c. Descriptions de cinq arachnides nouvelles. Ann. gén. sci. phys. 5: 198-209.

Dunlop, J.A., D. Harms & D. Penney. 2008. A fossil tarantula (Araneae: Theraphosidae) from Miocene Chiapas amber, Mexico. Revista ibérica de aracnología, 2007 JUN; (15); 23 European Colloquium of Arachnology. Sitges Barcelona 2006.

Estrada-Alvarez, J.C. & A. Locht. 2011. Descripción de Bonnetina aviae sp. n. de México (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Bol. Soc. ent. Aragonese 48: 151-155.

Estrada-Alvarez, J.C., C.A. Guadarrama & M. Martínez. 2013. Nueva especie de Citharacanthus Pocock, 1901 (Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae) para México. Dugesiana 20(1): 63-66. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Fabricius, J.C. 1793. Entomologiae systematica emendata et aucta, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species adjectis synonimis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Hafniae, 2: 407-428.

Fage, L. 1922. Materiaux pour servir à la faune des arachnides de Madagascar (Premiere note). Bull. Mus. hist. nat. Paris 1922: 365-368.

Ferretti, N., G. Pompozzi, S. Copperi, A. González & F. Pérez-Miles. 2010. Arañas Mygalmorphae de la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina: Clave para la identificación de especies. Bioscriba, 3(1): 15-34. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Ferretti, N.E., G. Pompozzi & F. Pérez-Miles. 2011. The species of Grammostola (Araneae: Theraphosidae) from Central Argentina: taxonomy, distribution, and surface ultrastructure of coxael setae. Zootaxa 2828: 1–18.

Ferretti N, Barneche J. 2012. New species of Eupalaestrus from Argentina (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae). Iheringia, Sér. Zool. vol.102 no.3:327-30.

Ferretti, N., G. Pompozzi, A. Gonzalez & F. Perez-Miles. 2013. The genus Grammostola Simon (Araneae:Theraphosidae): a new species from western Argentina, new synonymy and distributional data. Journal of Natural History. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2013.791945

Ferretti, N. & J. Barneche. 2014. Description of two new species of Plesiopelma (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) from Argentina. Iheringia, Série Zoologia, Porto Alegre 103(4): 374-380.

Fukushima, C.S., R. Bertani & P.I. da Silva, Jr. 2005. Revision of Cyriocosmus Simon, 1903, with notes on the genus Hapalopus Ausserer, 1875 (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Zootaxa 846: 1-31.

Fukushima, C.S., R.H. Nagahama & R. Bertani. 2008. The identity of Mygale brunnipes C.L. Koch 1842 (Araneae, Theraphosidae), with a redescription of the species and the description of a new genus. The Journal of Arachnology 36: 402-410.

Fukushima, C. S., F. Pérez-Miles & R. Bertani. 2011. On the Avicularia (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae) species from Uruguay. J. Arachnol. 39: 528-532.

Gabriel, R. 2009. Notes on the Taxonomic Placement of Eurypelma borellii (Simon 1892) and Grammostola pulchripes Simon 1892 (Araneae: Theraphosidae), Exotiske Insekter no. 73. 7-13

Gabriel, R. 2010. Poecilotheria nallamalaiensis Rao et al., 2006, a junior synonym of Poecilotheria formosa Pocock, 1899. Newsl. Br. arachnol. Soc. 118: 12-15.

Gabriel, R. & S. J. Longhorn. 2011. Redescription of the holotypes of Mygalarachnae Ausserer 1871 and Harpaxictis Simon (1892) (Araneae: Theraphosidae) with rebuttal of their synonymy with Sericopelma Ausserer 1875. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 19: 157-165.

Gallon, R.C. 2001. Revision of the Ceratogyrus spp. formerly included in Coelogenium (Araneae: Theraphosidae, Harpactirinae). Mygalomorph 2: 1-20.

Gallon, R.C. 2002. Revision of the African genera Pterinochilus and Eucratoscelus (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Harpactirinae) with description of two new genera. Bull. Br. arachnol. Soc. 12: 201-232.

Gallon, R.C. 2003. A new African arboreal genus and species of theraphosid spider (Aranae, Theraphosidae, Stromatopelminae) which lacks spermathecae. Bull. Br. arachno. Soc. 12(9): 405-411.

Gallon, R.C. 2004. Trichognathella, replacement name for the genus Trichognatha Gallon, 2002 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Harpactirinae). Bull. Br. arachnol. Soc. 13: 62.

Gallon, R.C. 2004. Harpactirella leleupi Benoit, 1965 is a junior synonym of Idiothele nigrofulva (Pocock, 1898) (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Harpactirinae). Bull. Br. arachnol. Soc. 13: 95-96.

Gallon, R.C. 2005. A new species of theraphosid spider from Southern Africa (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Harpactirinae) with distributional notes on other harpactirines. Bull. Br. arachno. Soc. 13(5): 179-184.

Gallon, R.C. 2005. On a new genus and species of theraphosid spider from Serpent Island, Mauritius (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Eumenophorinae, Mascaraneus remotus ). Bull. Br. arachno. Soc. 13(5): 175-178.

Gallon, R.C. 2005. Ashantia Strand, 1908 is a junior synonym of Euathlus Ausserer, 1875 (Araneae, Theraphosidse, Theraphosinae). Bull. Br. Arachnol. Soc. 13(6): 199-201. (Euathlus latithorax)

Gallon, R.C. 2008. On some poorly known African Harpactirinae, with notes on Avicuscodra arabica Strand, 1908 and Scodra pachypoda Strand, 1908 (Araneae, Theraphosidae) Bull. Br. arachnol. Soc. (2008) 14 (5), 232–246

Gallon, R.C. 2009. Two new Pterinochilus species from Kenya (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Harpactirinae). Bull. Br. Arachnol. Soc. 14(9): 361-364

Gallon, R.C. 2010. On some Southern African Harpactirinae, with notes on the eumenophorines Pelinobius muticus Karsch, 1885 and Monocentropella Strand, 1907 (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Bull. Br. arachnol. Soc., 15 (2): 29-48.

Gallon, R.C. 2010. A new genus and species of Harpactirinae from coastal Angola (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Bull. Br. arachnol. Soc.,15 (3): 79–82.

Gallon, R.C. & Engelbrecht, I. 2011. A new Pterinochilus species from South Africa (Araneae, Theraphosinae, Harpactirinae). Bull. Br. arachnol. Soc.,15 (4): 121-126.

Gallon, R.C., R. Gabriel & G. Tansley. 2012. A new Chaetopelma species from the Eastern Mediterranean (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae). Journal of the British Tarantula Society 27 (4): 128-139.

Gerschman de P., B. S. & R. D. Schiapelli. 1973a. El género Cenobiopelma Mello-Leitão y Arlé 1934 (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Revta Soc. ent. argent. 34: 107-114. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Gerschman de P., B. S. & R. D. Schiapelli. 1973b. La subfamilia Ischnocolinae (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Revta Mus. argent. Cienc. nat. Bernardino Rivadavia (Ent.) 4: 43-77. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Gerstäcker, A. 1873. Arachnoidea. In von der Decken, C. (ed.), Reisen in Ostafrica. Leipzig, 3(2): 461-503 (Araneae, pp. 473-503).

Gertsch, W.J. 1971. A report on some Mexican cave spiders. Association for Mexican Cave Studies Bulletin 4: 47-111.

Gertsch, W.J. 1973a. A report on cave spiders from Mexico and Central America. Association for Mexican Cave Studies Bulletin 5: 141-163.

Giltay, L. 1934. Description d'une espèce nouvelle de Selenocosmia du sous-genre Phlogiellus. Bull. Mus. roy. Hist. nat. Belg. 10(10)

Giltay, L. 1935c. Liste des arachnides d'Extrême-Orient et des Indes orientales recueillis, en 1932, par S. A. R. le Prince Léopold de Belgique. Bull. Mus. roy. hist. nat. Belg. 11(20)

Girard, C. 1853. Arachnidians. In Marcy, R. (ed.), Natural History of the Red River of Louisiana. Washington, Appendix F (Zoology)

Goloboff, P.A. 1993. A reanalysis of mygalomorph spider families (Araneae). Am. Mus. Novit. 3056: 1-32.

Gonzalez-Filho, H.M.O., S.M. Lucas, F. dos S. Paula, R.P. Indicatti & A.D. Brescovit. 2012. On the Taxonomy of Acanthoscurria Ausserer from Southeastern Brazil with Data on the Natural History of A. gomesiana Mello-Leitão (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae). International Journal of Zoology, Volume 2012.

Gravely, F.H. 1915. Notes on Indian mygalomorph Spiders. Rec. Indian Mus. Calcutta 11: 257-287.

Gravely, F.H. 1935a. Notes on Indian mygalomorph spiders. II. Rec. Ind. Mus. Calcutta 37

Gravely, F.H. 1935b. The male of Ornithoctonus minax (Thorell). Rec. Ind. Mus. Calcutta 37

Guadanucci, J.P.L., S.M. Lucas, R.P. Indicatti & F.U. Yamamoto. 2007. Description of Guyruita gen. nov. and two new species (Ischnocolinae, Theraphosidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 24(4): 991-996.

Guadanucci, J.P.L. 2008. Relações filogenéticas dos gêneros de Ischnocolinae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) 

Guadanucci, J.P.L. & R.C. Gallon. 2008. A revision of the spider genera Chaetopelma Ausserer 1871 and Nesiergus Simon 1903 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae). Zootaxa 1753: 34-48.

Guadanucci, J.P.L. 2011a. Cladistic analysis and biogeography of the genus Oligoxystre Vellard 1924 (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae). J. Arachnol. 39: 320-326.

Guadanucci, J.P.L. 2011b. The genus Plesiophrictus Pocock and revalidation of Heterophrictus Pocock (Araneae: Theraphosidae). J. Arachnol. 39: 523-527.

Hahn, C.W. 1835. Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Zweite Band.

Haupt, J. & G.E.W. Schmidt. 2004. Description of the male and illustration of the female receptacula of Yamia watasei Kishida, 1920 (Arachnida, Araneae, Theraphosidae, Selenocosmiinae). Spixiana 27: 199-204.

Hewitt, J. 1919b. Descriptions of new South African Araneae and Solifugae. Ann. Transv. Mus. 6: 63-111.

Hirst, A.S. 1907a. On two spiders of the genus Selenocosmia. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 19.

Hirst, A.S. 1907. Descriptions of new species of African spiders and Solifugae. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 20: 33-39

Hirst, A.S. 1908. On a new type of stridulating-organ in mygalomorph spiders, with the description of a new genus and species belonging to the suborder. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2: 401-405.

Hirst, A.S. 1909. On some new or little-known mygalomorph spiders from the Oriental Region and Australasia. Rec. Ind. Mus. Calc. 3(4:30).

Hirst, A.S. 1911. No XVIII. The Araneae, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones. In Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905 under the leadership of Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) (2) 14: 379-395.

Hogg, H.R. 1901. On the Australian and New Zealand spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1901. 218-279. 

Hogg, H.R. 1902. On some additions to the Australian spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1902(2): 121-142.

Hogg, H.R. 1914a. Spiders collected by the Wollaston and British Ornithological Union Expeditions in Dutch New Guinea. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. (Series C Abstracts) 137: 56-58.

Hogg, H.R. 1915a. Report on the spiders collected by the British Ornithologists' Union Expedition and the Wollaston Expedition in Dutch New Guinea. Trans. Zool. Soc. Lond. 20: 425-484.

Holmberg, E.L. 1881b. Arácnidos. In Informe oficial de la Comisión científica agregada al Estado Mayor General de la Expedición al Rio Negro (Patagonia) ... bajo los órdenes del General D. Julio A. Roca. Entrega I. Buenos Aires, Zoología: 117-168.

Indicatti, R.P., S.M. Lucas, J.P.L. Guadanucci & F.U. Yamamoto. 2008. Revalidation and revision of the genus Magulla Simon 1892 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae).Zootaxa 1814: 21-36.

Jose, K.S. & P.A. Sebastian. 2008. Description of two mygalomorph spiders from south India (Araneae: Barychelidae, Theraphosidae). Revta Ibérica Aracnol. 15: 29-34.

Kaderka R. 2005. Central American Tarantulas of the genus Davus O.P. Cambridge, 1892 (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Sklípkan, Plzeň, 9(4): 124-126. 

Kaderka R., F. Kovařík. 2005. Určování sklípkanů (nejen) rodu Acanthoscurria [Determination of tarantulas (not only) of the genus Acanthoscurria]. Akva Tera Forum, 9/2005(1):64-66.

Kaderka, R. 2007. Cyriocosmus perezmilesi sp. n. from Bolivia (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología, Vol. 14

Karsch, F. 1878a. Übersicht der von Peters in Mossambique gesammelten Arachniden. Monats.-ber. Akad. Wiss. Wiss. Berlin 1878: 314-338.

Karsch, F. 1879d. Arachnologische Beitrage. Zeitschr. ges. Naturw. 52: 534-536.

Karsch, F. 1881e. Eine neue Vogelspinne aus Südafrika. Berl. ent. Zeitschr. 25: 217-218.

Karsch, F. 1884. Phoneyusa, eine neue Vogelspinnengattung aus Central-Afrika. Berl. ent. Zeitschr. 28: 347-350.

Karsch, F. 1886a. Synonymische Bemerkungen über afrikanische Vogelspinnen-Gattungen. Berlin. ent. Zeitschr. 30: 81-84.

Karsch, F. 1891. Arachniden von Ceylon und von Minikoy gesammelt von den Herren Doctoren P. und F. Sarasin. Berl. ent. Zeitschr. 36. 267-310

Keswani, S. & G. Vankhede. 2012. Re-description of little known theraphosid spider, Chilobrachys assamensis Hirst, 1909. Indian Society of Arachnology, 1 (2) :1-6.

Keyserling, E. 1878a. Spinnen aus Uruguay und einigen anderen Gegenden Amerikas. Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 27: 571-624.

Keyserling, E. 1878. Neue Spinnen aus Amerika. Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 29: 293-349.

Keyserling, E. 1891. Die Spinnen Amerikas. Brasilianische Spinnen. Nürnberg, 3: 1-278.

Kirk, P.J. 1990. Avicularia purpurea, a new species of theraphosid spider from Ecuador. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 6(1): 15-19.

Kirk, P.J. 1996. A new species of Poecilotheria (Araneae: Theraphosidae) from Sri Lanka. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 12(1): 20-30.

Kirk, P.J. 2001. A new species of Poecilotheria (Araneae: Theraphosida) from Sri Lanka. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 16(3): 77-88.

Kishida, K. 1920a. Note on Yamia watasei, a new spider of the family Aviculariidae. Zool. Mag. Tokyo 32.

Koch, C.L. 1831. Die Arachniden. Getreu nach der Natur abgebildet und beschrieben. Nürnberg, Dritter Band, pp. 1-129

Koch, C.L. 1834. Die Arachniden. Getreu nach der Natur abgebildet und beschrieben. Nürnberg, Dritter Band, pp. 1-75

Koch, C. L. 1836a. Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Dritter Band, pp. 1-104.

Koch, C.L. 1838. Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Funfter Band. p 1-124.

Koch, C. L. 1839a. Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Funfter Band, pp. 125-158, Sechster Band, pp. 1-156, Siebenter Band, pp. 1-106. PLATES

Koch, C.L. 1841a. Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Neunter Band, pp. 1-56.

Koch, C.L. 1842. Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, pp. 57-108

Koch, C.L. 1841–1842. Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Neunter Band, 108 pp

Koch, C.L. 1850. Übersicht des Arachnidensystems. Nürnberg, Heft 5. 1-77.

Koch, C.L. 1873. Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Arachniden Nord-Afrikas, insbesondere einiger in dieser Richtung bisher noch unbekannt gebliebenen Gebiete des Atlas und der Kusten-Lander von Marocco. Ber. Senckenberg. naturf. Ges. 104-118.

Koch, C.L. 1874. Die Arachniden Australiens 1: 473-576 

Kraus, O. 1955b. Spinnen aus El Salvador (Arachnoidea, Araneae). Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 493: 1-11, 80-88. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Kulczyn'ski, W. 1908a. Araneae musei nationalis Hungarici in regionibus Indica et Australia a Ludovico Biro collectae. Ann. hist.-nat. Mus. nat. Hungar. 6.

Kulczyn'ski, W. 1908d. Symbola ad faunam Aranearum Javae et Sumatrae cognoscendam. I. Mygalomorphae et Cribellatae. Bull. Acad. Cracovie 1908.

Kulczyn'ski, W. 1911c. Spinnen aus Nord-Neu-Guinea. In Nova Guinea. Resultats de l'expedition Scientifiqe neerlandaise a la Nouvelle Guinee en 1903 sous les auspices d'Arthur Wichmann. Leiden, Zool. 3(4).

Kulczyn'ski, W. 1911d. Spinnen aus Sud-Neu-Guinea. Erster Teil. In Nova Guinea. Resultats de l'expedition Scientifiqe neerlandaise a la Nouvelle Guinee en 1907 et 1909, sous les auspices du Dr H. A. Lorenz. Leiden, 9(Zool. 2).

Lamarck, J.B. de. 1818. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Paris, 5: 1-612 (Araneae, pp. 88-108)

Latreille, P.A. 1804a. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes. Paris, 7. 144-305

Latreille, P.A. 1806. Genera crustaceorum et insectorum. Paris, tome 1.

Latreille, P.A. 1819. Articles sur les araignées. N. Dict. hist. nat. Paris. Ed. II, Paris, 22.

Latreille, P.A. 1832. Vues génerales sur les araneides à 4 pneumobranches ou quadripulmonaires, suivies d'une notice de quelques especes de mygales inedites et de l'habitation de celle que l'on nomme nidulans. Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 1: 61-76.

Lawrence, R.F. 1936. Scientific results of the Vernay-Lang Kalahari Expedition, March to September 1930. Spiders (Ctenizidae excepted). Ann. Transv. Mus. 17: 145-158.

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species cum characteribus differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiae, 821 pp. (Araneae, pp. 619-624).

Locht, A., F. Medina, R. Rojo & I. Vázquez. 2005. Una nueva especie de tarántula del género Aphonopelma Pocock 1901 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) de México con notas sobre el género Brachypelma Simon 1891. Bol. Soc. ent. Aragonesa 37: 105-108.

Locht, A. & F. Medina. 2008. Una nueva especie de tarántula del género Bonnetina Vol, 2000 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae), de México. Bol. Soc. ent. Aragonesa 43: 45-48.

Lucas, H. 1858. Aptères. In Thomson, J. (ed.), Voyage au Gabon. Arch. ent. Thomson 2: 373-445.

Lucas, S. 1983. Decrição de gênero e especie novos da subfamilia Theraphosinae (Araneae, Orthognatha [sic], Theraphosidae). Mems. Inst. Butantan, 44/45: 157-160.

Lucas, S., G. Schmidt, P. I. da Silva Jr. & R. Bertani. 1991. Wiederaufstellung der Gatung Sericopelma Ausserer, 1875 (Araneida, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae). Stud. neotrop. Fauna Envir. 26: 229-230.

Lucas, S., P.I. da Silva Jr. & R. Bertani. 1991. The genus Ephebopus Simon, 1892. Description of the male of Ephebopus murinus (Walckenaer), 1837. Spixiana 14: 245-248.

Lucas, S., P. I. da Silva J. & R. Bertani. 1992. The Brazilian species of the spider genus Ephebopus Simon, 1892 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Aviculariinae), with description of E. uatuman n. sp. Mems Inst. Butantan 53: 161-166.

Lucas, S., P.I. da Silva Jr. & R. Bertani. 1993. Vitalius a new genus of the subfamily Theraphosinae Thorell, 1870 from Brazil (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Spixiana 16: 241-245.

Lucas, S.M., F. Dos S. Paula, H.M.O. Gonzalez Filho & A.D. Brescovit. 2010. Redescription and new distribution records of Acanthoscurria paulensis (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae). Zoologia 27 (4): 563–568.

Lucas, S.M., H.M.O. Gonzalez Filho, F. dos S. Paula, R. Gabriel & A.D. Brescovit. 2011. Rediscription and new distribution records of Acanthoscurria natalensis (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae). Zoologia 28 (4): 525–530

Maréchal, P. 2005. Description d'une nouvelle espece d'Holothele (Arachnida, Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) de Guadeloupe (Antilles francaises) et commentaires sur la ripartition du genre. Zoosystema 27(2): 211-218.

Marx, G. 1893. On a new genus and some new species of Araneae from the west coast of Africa collected by the U. S. Steamer Enterprise. In Riley, C. V., Scientific results of the U. S. Eclipse expedition to West Africa 1889-90. Report on Insecta, Arachnida and Myriapoda. Proc. U. S. nat. Mus. 16: 587-590.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1920a. An interesting new genus of Aviculariidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9) 6: 141-143

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1921a. On the genus Grammostola, Simon. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 7: 293-305.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1921b. On the genus Lasiodora, C. Koch. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 8: 337-350. 

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1923a. Theraphosideas do Brasil. Rev. Mus. Paulista 13: 1-438.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1926a. Algumas Theraphosoideas novas do Brasil. Rev. Mus. Paulista 14: 307-324.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1933c. A new theraphosid from Pernambuco and another, uncommon from Argentina. Rev. chilena Hist. nat. 37: 171-173.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1935c. Tres novas aranhas tetrapneumones nas colleccoes do Instituto Butantan. Mem. Inst. Butantan 9.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1936d. Etude sur les arachnides de Papudo et Constitucion (Chili), recueillis par le prof. Dr Carlos E. Porter. Revta chilena Hist. nat. 40: 112-129.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1943b. Araneologica varia brasiliana. Anais Acad. bras. Cienc. 15.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1945c. Some interesting new Brazilian spiders. Trans. Conn. Acad. Arts Sci. 36.

Mello-Leitão, C.F. de. 1946c. Nuevos aracnidos sudamericanos de las colecciones del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo. Comun. zool. Mus. Hist. nat. Montev. 2(35): 1-10.

Miglio, L.T., A.B. Bonaldo & F. Pérez-Miles. 2013. On Munduruku, a new Theraphosid genus from Oriental Amazonia (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). Iheringia, Série Zoologia, Porto Alegre, 103(2): 185-189

Mirza, Z.A., R.V. Sanap & M. Siliwal. 2011. Robust Trapdoor Tarantula Haploclastus validus Pocock, 1899: notes on taxonomy, distribution and natural history (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Thrigmopoeinae). Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(10): 2109–2119 

Mirza, Z.A. & R. Sanap. 2013. Revalidation of the tarantula genus Phlogiodes Pocock, 1899 (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Thrigmopoeinae).
Indian Journal of Arachnology 2(2) 17-21

Mirza, Z.A., R.V. Sanap & H. Bhosale. 2014. Preliminary Review of Indian Eumenophorinae (Araneae: Theraphosidae) with Description of a New Genus and Five New Species from the Western Ghats. PLoS ONE 9(2): e87928. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087928

Molina, J.I. 1788. Compendio de la historia geográphica natural y civil del Reino de Chile, escrito en italiano por el Abate Don Juan Ignacio Molina, traducido al español por don Domingo Joseph Aguellado Mendoza. Madrid, vol. 1 

Nagahama, R.H., Fukushima, C.S. & Rogerio Bertani. 2009. Nhandu tripepii is a senior synonym of Nhandu vulpinus (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Zoologia. 26(3): 578-580.

Nagahama, R.H. 2010. Revisao e analise cladistica do genero Plesiopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Instituto de Ciencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo.

Nanayakkara, R.P., P.J. Kirk, S.K. Dayananda, G.A.S.M. Ganehiarachchi, N. Vishvanath & T.G.T. Kusuminda. 2012. A new species of tiger spider, genus Poecilotheria, from northern Sri Lanka. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 28(1): 6-15.

Nentwig, W. 2012. The species referred to as Eurypelma californicum (Theraphosidae) in more than 100 publications is likely to be Aphonopelma hentzi. The Journal of Arachnology 40:128–130

Ngamniyom, A., M. Manaboon, B. Panyarachun & U. Showpittapornchai. 2014. Phylogenetic Relationships of Two Earth Tiger Tarantulas, Haplopelma lividum and H. longipes (Araneae, Theraphosidae), within the Infraorder Mygalomorph Using 28S Ribosomal DNA Sequences. International Journal of Zoological Research 10(1): 15-19.

Nicolet, A.C. 1849. Aracnidos. In Gay, C. (ed.), Historia física y política de Chile. Zoología, 3: 319-543.

Nunn, S.C. & R.C. West. 2013. A New Species of Tarantula Spider in the Genus Lyrognathus Pocock 1895 (Araneae, Theraphosidae) from Sumatra. ISRN Zoology, vol. 2013

Ortiz, D. & R. Bertani. 2005. A new species in the spider genus Phormictopus (Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae) from Cuba. Revta Ibérica Aracnol. 11: 29-36.

Ortiz, D. 2008. Description of Cubanana cristinae, a new genus and species of theraphosine tarantula (Araneae: Theraphosidae) from the island of Cuba. Bol. Soc. ent. Aragonesa 42: 107-122.

Paula, F. dos S., R. Gabriel, R.P. Indicatta, A.D. Brescovit & S.M. Lucas. 2014. On the Brazilian Amazonian species of Acanthoscurria (Araneae: Theraphosidae).Zoologia 31(1): 63–80.

Pavesi, P. 1880b. Studi sugli Aracnidi africani. I. Aracnidi di Tunisia. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova 15: 283-388.

Perdomo,C., A. Panzera & F. Pérez-Miles. 2009. Hapalopus aymara a new species of tarantula from Bolivia (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae). Iheringia, Sér. Zool., Porto Alegre, 99(1):53-55, 30 de março de 2009 

Perafan, C. & F. Perez-Miles. 2014. Three new species of Melloleitaoina Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1960 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) from northern Argentina. ZooKeys 404: 117–129.

Pérez-Miles, F., S.M. Lucas, P.I. da Silva Jr., & R. Bertani. 1996. Systemaic revision and cladistic analysis of Theraphosinae. Mygalomorph 1: 33-68.

Pérez-Miles, F. 2000. Iracema cabocla new genus and species of a theraphosid spider from Amazonic Brazil (Araneae, Theraphosinae). Journal of Arachnology 28: 141-148.

Pérez-Miles, F. 2006. A replacement name for the genus Iracema Pérez-Miles 2000 (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Journal of Arachnology 34: 247.

Pérez-Miles, F. 2006. Megaphobema teceae n. sp. (Araneae, Theraphosidae), a new theraphosine spider from Brazilian Amazonia. Zootaxa 1115: 61-68.

Pérez-Miles, F., R. Gabriel, L. Miglio, A. Bonaldo, R. Gallon, J.J. Jimenez & R. Bertani. 2008. Ami, a new theraphosid genus from Central and South America, with the description of six new species (Araneae: Mygalomorphae). Zootaxa 1915: 54-68.

Pérez-Miles, F. & D. Weinmann. 2010. Agnostopelma: a new genus of tarantula without a scopula on leg IV (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Journal of Arachnology 38: 104-112.

Petrunkevitch, A. 1925a. Arachnida from Panama. Trans. Connect. Acad. Arts Sci. 27.

Petrunkevitch, A. 1926. Spiders from the Virgin Islands. Trans. Connect. Acad. Arts Sci. 28.

Petrunkevitch, A. 1929a. Descriptions of new or inadequately known American spiders (Second paper). Ann. ent. Soc. Amer. 22.

Petrunkevitch, A. 1939b. The status of the genus Eurypelma (order Araneae, family Theraphosidae). Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (11) 4.

Piza, S. de T., Jr. 1976a. Uma nova aranha migalomorfa do Brasil (Theraphosidae). Revta Agric. 51: 3-4.

Pocock, R.I. 1892b. Supplementary notes on the Arachnida and Myriopoda of the Mergui Archipelago: with descriptions of some new species from Siam and Malaysia. Jour. Linn. Soc. London 24.

Pocock, R.I. 1895a. On a new and natural grouping of some of the Oriental genera of Mygalomorphae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 15: 165-184.

Pocock, R.I. 1895d. Notes on the identity of some of the types of Mygalomorphae in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 16. 223-230.

Pocock, R.I. 1897b. On the spiders of the suborder Mygalomorphae from the Ethiopian Region, contained in the collection of the British Museum. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897: 724-774.

Pocock, R.I. 1897c. Spinnen (Araneae). In Kukenthal, Ergebnisse einer zoologische Forschungsreise in dem Molukken und Borneo. Abh. senckenb. naturf. Ges. 23: 591-629

Pocock, R.I. 1898a. On the Arachnida taken in the Transvaal and in Nyasaland by Mr W.L. Distant and Dr Percy Rendall. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 1: 308-321

Pocock, R.I. 1898c. The Arachnida from the province of Natal, South Africa, contained in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 2: 197-226

Pocock, R.I. 1899a. The genus Poecilotheria: its habits, history and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7(3): 82-96.

Pocock, R.I. 1899b. A new stridulating theraphosid spider from South America. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 3: 347-349.

Pocock, R.I. 1899d. Diagnoses of some new Indian Arachnida. Jour. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 12.

Pocock, R.I. 1899e. On the scorpions, pedipalps and spiders from tropical West-Africa, represented in the collection of the British Museum. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899: 833-885

Pocock, R.I. 1899g. Scorpions and spiders. In Fitzgerald, A. E. (ed.), The highest Andes. London, pp. 356-360.

Pocock, R.I. 1900a. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Arachnida. London, pp. 1-279.

Pocock, R.I. 1900e. Some new Arachnida from Cape Colony. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 6: 316-333

Pocock, R.I. 1900f. Some new African theraphosoid spiders in the British Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7)6: 489-494

Pocock, R.I. 1901a. Descriptions of some new African Arachnida. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 7: 284-288

Pocock, R.I. 1901c Some new and old genera of South American Avicularidae Ann. Mag. nat. Hist 8: 540-555

Pocock, R.I. 1902b. Some new African spiders. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 10: 315–530.

Pocock, R.I. 1903b. On some genera and species of South American Aviculariidae. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 11: 81-115.

Pocock, R.I. 1903c. Some Arachnida collected by Mr G. W. Bury in Yemen. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 11. 214-220.

Pocock, R.I. 1903e. Some new spiders from the camaroons collected by Mr G. L. Bates. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7)11: 258-264

Prasanth, M.T. & K. Sunil Jose. 2014. A new species of the genus Haploclastus from Western Ghats, India (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Mun. Ent. Zool. Vol.9, No.1: 494-500.

Prentice, T.R. 1993. A new species of North American tarantula, Aphonopelma paloma (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae). Journal of Arachnology 20: 189-199.

Prentice, T.R. 1997. Theraphosidae of the Mojave Desert west and north of the Colorado River (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae). Journal of Arachnology 25: 137-176.

Purcell, W.F. 1902b. New South African trap-door spiders of the family Ctenizidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Trans. S. Afric. phil. Soc. 11: 348-382.

Purcell, W.F. 1903a. New Arachnida collected by Mr. S. C. Cronwright Schreiner at Hanover, Cape Colony. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 3: 13-40.

Purcell, W.F. 1903b. New South African spiders of the families Migidae, Ctenizidae, Barychelidae Dipluridae, and Lycosidae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 3: 69-142 

Purcell, W.F. 1904. Descriptions of new genera and species of South African spiders. Trans. S. Afric. phil. Soc. 15: 115-173.

Purcell, W.F. 1908. Araneae. In Schultze, L., Forschungsreise in Südafrika, 1(2). Denkschr. med. naturw. Ges. Jena 13: 203-246.

Rafn, S. Chilobrachys fimbriatus taxonomic drawings

Rafn, S. Cyriopagopus schioedtei taxonomic drawings

Rafn, S. Haplopelma albostriatum taxonomic drawings

Rafn, S. Haplopelma schmidti taxonomic drawings

Rafn, S. Poecilotheria id key

Rainbow, W.J. 1899b. Contribution to a knowledge of the araneidan fauna of Santa Cruz. Proc. Linn. Soc. New S. Wales 24.

Rainbow, W.J. 1920a. Trap-door spiders of the "Chevert" Expedition. Rec. Austral. Mus. 13.

Raven, R.J. 1985. The spider infraorder Mygalomorphae (Araneae): cladistics and systematics. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 182: 1-175.

Raven, R.J. 2005. A new tarantula species from Northern Australia (Araneae, Theraphosidae) Zootaxa 1004: 15-28.

Reichling, S.B. & R.C. West. 1996. A new genus and species of theraphosid spider from Belize (Araneae, Theraphosidae , Crassicrus lamanai). Journal of Arachnology 24: 254-261.

Reichling, S.B. 1997. A new species of Crypsidromus from Belize (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae). Journal of Arachnology 25: 49-52.

Reichling, S. B. & R. C. West. 2000. A new species of tarantula spider (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) from the Cayo District of Belize. Southwestern Naturalist 45: 128-132.

Reimoser, E. 1927a. Fauna simalurensis Araneina. Ent. Mitt. 16. 43-48.

Reimoser, E. 1927b. Spinnen von Sumatras Ostküste. Miscell. zool. Sumatrana 13.

Rodríguez-Manzanilla, C. & R. Bertani. 2010. Descripción de Acathoscurria turumban sp. nov. (Araneae: Theraphosidae) y primer registro del género para Venezuela. Bol. Soc. ent. Aragonesa 46: 143-145.

Roewer, C.F. 1938. Araneae. In Résultats scientifiques du Voyage aux indes orientales néerlandaises de la SS. AA. RR. le Prince et la Princesse Leopold de Belgique. Mem. Mus. Hist. nat. Belg. 3(19).

Roewer, C.F. 1963a. Araneina: Orthognatha, Labidognatha. Insects Micronesia 3.

Rudloff, J.-P. 1997a. Revision der Gattung Holothele Karsch, 1879 nebst Aufstellung einer neuen Gattung Stichoplastoris gen. nov. (Araneae, Theraphosidae) und Wiedereinsetzung einiger weiterer Gattungen der Mygalomorphae. Arachnol. Mag. 5(2): 1-19 ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Rudloff, J.-P. 1997b. Ergebnisse der Untersuchung einiger Spinnen aus der Sammlung des American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), New York (Araneae: Mygalomorphae). Arachnol. Mag. 5(3): 8-11. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Rudloff, J.-P. 1998. Einige Anmerkungen zur Gattung Citharacanthus Pocock, 1901 (Theraphosinae: Theraphosidae: Mygalomorphae). Arachnol. Mag. 6(1): 1-13. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Rudloff, J.-P. 2001. Anmerkungen zur systematischen Stellung von Acanthopelma rufescens F.O.P.-Cambridge, 1897 und Acanthopelma annae Reichling, 1997 (Ischnocolinae: Theraphosidae: Mygalomorphae), sowie die Einrichtung einer neuen Gattung Reichlingia gen. nov. (Mygalomorphae: Barychelidae: Trichopelmatinae). Arthropoda 9(3): 14-20. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Rudloff, J.-P. 2003. Eine neue Brachypelma-Art aus Mexiko, Brachypelma schroederi sp. n. (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arthropoda 11(3): 2-15. [p. 2, f. 3-13, 30]. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Rudloff, J.-P. 2008. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Phormictopus Pocock, 1901 - einem Faunenelement der Grossen Antillen (Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arthropoda 15(4): 2-51 ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Rudloff, J.-P. 2008. Eine neue Brachypelma-Art aus Mexiko (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arthropoda 16(2): 26-30 [p. 26, fig. 1-9].

Rudloff, J.-P. & Weinmann, D. 2010. A new giant tarantula from Guyana. Arthropoda Scientia 1(1): 21-40.

Samm, R. & G. Schmidt. 2008. Sinurticantinae subfamilia nov.- eine neue Unterfamilie der Theraphosidae (Araneae). Tarantulas of the World 140: 3-14.ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Samm, R. & G. Schmidt. 2010. Psalmopoeinae subfamilia nov. - eine neue Unterfamilie der Theraphosidae (Araneae). Tarantulas of the World, 142 35-41.ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Sanap, R.V. & Z.A. Mirza. 2013. First description of female Plesiophrictus millardi Pocok, 1899 (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Taprobanica, Vol. 05, No. 01: 6–11, 2 pls.

Schenkel, E. 1953a. Bericht über eingie Spinnentiere aus Venezuela. Verh. naturf. Ges. Basel 64. p 1-7

Schenkel, E. 1963. Ostasiatische Spinnen aus dem Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris. Mém. Mus. natn. Hist. nat. Paris (A, Zool.) 25. p 16 only

Schiapelli, R.D. & B.S. Gerschman. 1942. Arañas argentinas (Ia parte). An. Mus. argent. Cienc. nat. 40: 317-319

Schiapelli, R.D. & B.S. Gerschman. 1945. Parte descriptiva. In Vellard, J., R.D. Schiapelli & B.S. Gerschman Arañas sudamericanas colleccionadas por el Doctor J. Vellard. I. Theraphosidae nuevas o poco conocidas. Acta zool. lilloana 3: 178-194, 200-213 [pl.VII-XXV]

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1991. Eine neue Paraphysa-Art aus Equador (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnol. Anz. 20: 8-12. [p. 8, f. 1-4].

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1992. Description d'une nouvelle espece (Araneida : Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) Brachypelma auratum sp. n. du Mexique. Arachn. Anz. t70; 4(5), pages 7 - 9, 11 - 13. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1993. "New results in the systematics of Theraphosidae (Araneida, Mygalomorphae)." Boll. Acc. Gioenia Sci. Nat. 26(345): 311-321.

Schmidt, G.E.W. et P. Klaas. 1993. Description d'une nouvelle espece (Araneida : Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) Brachypelma boehmei sp. n. du Mexique Arachn. Anz. t70; 4(5), pages 7 - 9, 11 - 13. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. et R.H. Krause. 1994. Description d'une nouvelle espece [et d'un nouveau genre] (Araneida: Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) Brachypelma klaasi (Brachypelmides klaasi) [gen. n. et] sp. n. du Mexique. Stud. neotrop. Fauna Environ. t70; 29, pages 7 - 10. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1995d. Die erste Megaphobema-Art aus Ekuador (Arachnida: Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Ent. Z., Frankf. a. M. 105: 85-90.

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1995f. Chromatopelma gen.n.; eine neue Gattung der Theraphosidae (Arachnida: Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arthropoda 3(2): 25-26.

Schmidt, G.E.W. & V. von Wirth. 1996. Haplocosmia nepalensis gen. et sp. n., die erste Vogelspinne aus Nepal (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Selenocosmiinae). Arthropoda 4: 12-15.

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1996a. Die Typusart von Phrixotrichus Simon, 1888 (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnol. Mag. 4(9): 14-18.

Schmidt, G.E.W. & D. Weinmann. 1996. Eine weitere Citharacanthus-Species aus Guatemala Citharacanthus livingstoni sp. n. (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnol. Mag. 4(3): 1-11 [p. 2, f. 1-11]. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1997a. Das Männchen von Cyrtopholis flavostriatus Schmidt, 1995 (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arthropoda 5(2): 2-4.ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1997b. Das Weibchen von Metriopelma familiare (Simon, 1889) (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnol. Mag. 5(3): 1-7.ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1997d. Eine zweite Brachypelmides-Art aus Mexiko: Brachypelmides ruhnaui n. sp. (Arachnida: Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Ent. Z., Frankf. a. M. 107: 205-208. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G. 1997f. Das Männchen von Lasiodorides polycuspulatus Schmidt & Bischoff 1997 (Arachnida: Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Ent. Z., Frankf. a. M. 107: 487-490. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G. & F. Piepho. 1997. Das Weibchen von Aphonopelma stoicum (Chamberlin, 1925) (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnol. Mag. 5(6): 1-5. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. & D. Weinmann. 1997. Eine neue Pseudhapalopus-Art aus Kolumbien (Arachnida: Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Ent. Z., Frankf. a. M. 107: 69-72 [p. 69, fig. 1-3]. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G. & B. Bischoff. 1997. Die Gattung Lasiodorides n. gen. und ihre Typus-Art Lasiodorides polycuspulatus n. sp. (Arachnida: Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Ent. Z., Frankf. a. M. 107: 153-159.

Schmidt, G.E.W. 1999c. Chilocosmia peerboomi spec. n., a new theraphosid spider from the island of Negros (Philippines) (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Selenocosmiinae). Ent. Z., Frankf. a. M. 109: 280-286 (corrections, 391-392).

Schmidt, G.E.W. and J. Gelling. 2000. Eine seltsame Eucratoscelus-Art aus Ostafrika (Araneae: Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae, Harpactirinae). Entomologische Zeitschrift 110(12): 371-372.

Schmidt, G.E.W. & M. Bullmer. 2001. Grammostola aureostriata sp. nov., ein vertreter der Grammostola iheringi-Gruppe (Araneae: Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) aus Argentinien und Paraguay. Ent. Z., Stuttgart 111: 173-176.

Schmidt, G.E.W. 2002. Gehören Brachionopus Pocock, 1897 und Harpactirella, Purcell, 1902 zu den Theraphosiden. Arthropoda 10(1): 12-17.

Schmidt, G.E.W. 2003. Das Männchen von Brachypelma verdezi sp. n. (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae), einer häufig mit Aphonopelma pallidum verwechselten Vogelspinnenart aus Mexico. Tarantulas of the World 86: 4-10. [p. 6, f. 1-3, 5-6]. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 2004f. Die Gattung Brachypelmides Schmidt & Krause, 1994 (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Tarantulas of the World 99: 4-5. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. & H.-J. Peters. 2005. Acanthoscurria borealis sp. n. (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae), die erste Acanthoscurria-Art aus Mittel-amerika. Tarantulas of the World 105: 3-13 [p. 3, fig. 1-15].

Schmidt, G.E.W. 2005a. Haplopelma vonwirthi sp. n., eine neue Art der Haplopelma minax-Gruppe aus Südostasien Araneae: Theraphosidae: Ornitoctoninae). Tarantulas of the World 103: 4-12 [p. 5, fig. 1-3]. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 2005h. Aenigmarachne sinapophysis gen. et sp. n., eine neue Vogelspinnenart aus Costa Rica (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Tarantulas of the World 112: 3-9. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 2006. Das Männchen von Haplopelma volkervonwirthi nom. nov. (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Ornithoctoninae). Tarantulas of the World 113/114: 6-12. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Schmidt, G.E.W. 2007. Zur Kenntnis der Theraphosinae-Weibchen mit verdickter Tibia IV (Arachnida, Araneae, Theraphosidae). Spixiana 30 (1): 99–101

Schmidt, G.E.W. 2009. "Fundort von Grammostola schulzei (Schmidt, 1994) endlich bekannt (Araneae: Theraphosidae)." Entomologische Zeitschrift 119(2): 85. 

Sen, S., S. Saha & D. Raychaudhuri. On the mygalomorphs (Araneae: Mygalomorphae) in the collection of Entomology Laboratory, University of Calcutta. Munis Ent. Zool. 7: 200-214.

Siliwal, M., S. Molur & R. Raven. 2007. A new species of the genus Plesiophrictus (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Ischnocolinae) from Western Ghats, India. Zoos' Print Journal 22(10): 2853-2860.

Siliwal, M. & S. Molur. 2009. Redescription, distribution and status of the Karwar Large Burrowing Spider Thrigmopoeus truculentus Pocock, 1899 (Araneae: Theraphosidae), a Western Ghats endemic ground mygalomorph. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(6): 309-360.

Siliwal, M. 2009. Revalidating the taxonomic position of the Indian Ischnocolus spp. (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Journal of Threatened Taxa. 1(10): 533-534.

Siliwal, M., R.J. Raven. 2010. Taxonomic change of two species in the genus Haploclastus Simon, 1892 (Araneae, Theraphosidae). ZooKeys 46: 71–75

Siliwal, M., N. Gupta & R. Raven. 2012. A new genus of the family Theraphosidae (Araneae: Mygalomorphae) with description of three new species from the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 4(14): 3233–3254

Siliwal, M., N. Gupta & S. Molur. 2013. The Striated Parachute Spider Poecilotheria striata Pocock, 1895 (Araneae: Theraphosidae): a note on taxonomy, distribution and conservation status. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4630–4640

Simon, E. 1873a. Aranéides nouveaux ou peu connus du midi de l'Europe. (2e mémoire). Mém. Soc. roy. sci. Liége (2) 5: 187-351 [separately paginated version is 1-174, only that version seen and cited here].

Simon, E. 1877b. Etudes arachnologiques. 5e Mémoire. IX. Arachnides recueillis aux îles Phillipines par MM. G. A. Baer et Laglaise. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (5) 7: 53-96.

Simon, E. 1884q. Arachnides recueillis en Birmanie par M. le chevalier J. B. Comotto et appartenant au Musée civique d'histoire naturelle de Gènes. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova 20. 325-372

Simon, E. 1886a. Arachnides recuellis par M. A. Pavie (sous chef du service des postes au Cambodge) dans le royaume de Siam, au Cambodge et en Cochinchine. Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 40. 137-166

Simon, E. 1886c. Arachnides recuellis en 1882-1883 dans la Patagonie méridionale, de Santa Cruz à Punta Arena, par M. E. Lebrun, attaché comme naturaliste à la Mission du passage de Vénus. Bull. Soc. zool. France 11: 558-577.

Simon, E. 1887i. Etude sur les arachnides de l'Asie méridionale faisant partie des collections de l'Indiam Museum (Calcutta). I. Arachnides reculeeis à Tavoy (Tenasserim) par Moti Ram. J. asiat. Soc. Bengal 56. 101-117.

Simon, E. 1888b. Etudes arachnologiques. 21e Mémoire. XXIX. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de l'Amérique centrale et des Antilles. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 8: 203-216.

Simon, E. 1889h. Descriptions d'espèces africaines nouvelles de la famille des Aviculariidae. Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 42: 405-415.

Simon, E. 1889g. Révision des Aviculariidae de la République de l'Ecuador. Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 42: 399-404.

Simon, E. 1889m. Arachnides. In Voyage de M.E. Simon au Venezuela (décembre 1887-avril 1888). 4e Mémoire. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 9: 169-220

Simon, E. 1890a. Etudes arachnologiques. 22e Mémoire. XXXIV. Etude sur les arachnides de l'Yemen. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 10: 77-124

Simon, E. 1890. In Hasselt, A.W.M. van. Araneae ex Archipelago Malayano. In Weber, M., Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise in Niederländisch Ost-Indien. Leiden, 1: 193-210

Simon, E. 1891c. On the spiders of the island of St. Vincent. Part 1. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1891: 549-575.

Simon, E. 1891f. Etudes arachnologiques. 23e Mémoire. XXXVIII. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de la famille des Aviculariidae. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. 60.

Simon, E. 1891h. Liste des Aviculariides qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique centrale. Act. Soc. linn. Bord. 44: 327-339.

Simon, E. 1892a. Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris, 1.

Simon, E. 1892c. Arachnides. In Raffrey, A., I. Bolivar & E. Simon, Etudes cavernicoles de l'île Luzon. Voyage de M. E. Simon aux l'îles Phillipines (mars et avril 1890). 4e Mémoire. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. 61: 35-37.

Simon, E. 1892d. Etudes arachnologiques. 24e Mémoire. XXXIX. Descriptions d'espèces et de genres nouveaux de la famille des Aviculariidae (suite). Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. 61:

Simon, E. 1896a. Arachniden. In Semon, Zoologische Forschungsreisen in Australien und dem Malayischen Archipel. Jenaische Denkschr. 8.

Simon, E. 1897e. Liste de arachides recueillis aux îles du Cap Vert, dans la République Argentine et le Paraguay et descriptions d'espèces nouvelles. In Viaggio del Dott. A. Borelli nella République Argentina e nel Paraguay. Boll. Mus. zool. anat. comp. Torino 12(270): 1-8.

Simon, E. 1901k. On the Arachnida collected during the Skeat expedition to the Malay Peninsula. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1901(2). 45-84

Simon, E. 1903a. Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris, 2.

Simon, E. 1904b. Arachnides recueillis par M.A. Pavie en Indochine. In Mission Pavie en Indochine 1879-1895. III. Recherches sur l'histoire naturells de l'Indochine Orientale. Paris.

Simon, E. 1904d. Descriptions de quelques arachnides nouveaux faisant partie de la collection du Musée d'histoire naturelle de Genève. Rev. suisse zool. 12: 65-70.

Simon, E. 1906e. Description d'une nouvelle espèce de Phoneyusa découverte au Fouta-Djalon par M. A. Chevalier. Bull. Mus. hist. nat. Paris 1906: 189-190.

Simon, E. 1907d. Arachnides recueillis par L. Fea sur la côte occidentale d'Afrique. 1re partie. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova (3) 3: 218-323.

Simon, E. 1909b. Etude sur les arachnides recueillis au Maroc par M. Martinez de la Escalera en 1907. Mém. Soc. esp. hist. nat. (6) 1: 1-43.

Smith, A.M. 1988. Lyrognathus robustus, a new species of theraphosid spider from Malaysia. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 4(2): 15-19.

Smith, A.M. 1989. The tarantula classification and identification guide. Fitzgerald Publishing. London.

Smith, A.M. 1991a. A revision of the genus Megaphobema Pocock 1901 (Araneida; Theraphosidae; Theraphosinae). Br. Tarantula Soc. J. 6(1): 14-19.

Smith, A.M. 1993. A new mygalomorph spider from Mexico (Brachypelma, Theraphosidae, Arachnida) Brachypelma baumgarteni n. sp. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 8(4): 14-19.

Smith, A.M. 1996. A new species of Haplopelma (Araneae: Theraphosidae, Haplopelma lividum), with notes on two close relatives. Mygalomorph 1: 21-32.

Smith, A.M. 2004. A new species of the arboreal theraphosid, genus Poecilotheria, from southern India (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) with notes on its conservation status. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 19(2): 48-61.

Smith, A.M. 2006. A new species of Poecilotheria from northeast peninsular India (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) with notes on its distribution and conservation status. Journal of the British Tarantula Society 21(3): 83-94.

Strand, E. 1906b. Diagnosen nordafrikanischer, hauptsächlich von Carlo Freiherr von Erlanger gesammelter Spinnen. Zool. Anz. 30: 604-637.

Strand, E. 1906c. Über einege Vogelspinnen und afrikanische Spinnen des naturhistorischen Museums zu Wiesbaden. Jahrb. nassua. Ver. Naturk. 59. 1-45

Strand, E. 1907a. Vorläufige Diagnosen afrikanischer und südamerikanischer Spinnen. Zool. Anz. 31: 525-558.

Strand, E. 1907d. Diagnosen neuer Spinnen aus Madagaskar und Sansibar. Zool. Anz. 31: 725-748.

Strand, E. 1907f. Afrikanische und südamerikanische Aviculariiden, hauptsächlich aus dem naturhistorischen Museum zu Lübeck. Zeitschr. Naturw. 79: 170-266.

Strand, E. 1907j. Eine neue Avicularia nebst Bemerkungen über andere südamerikanische Spinnen. Jahrb. nassau. Ver. Naturk. 60: 220-227.

Strand, E. 1907l. Aviculariidae und Atypidae des Kgl. Naturalienkabinetts in Stuttgart. Jahresh. Ver. Naturk. Württbg. 63.

Strand, E. 1907m. Spinnen des zoologischen Instituts in Tübingen. Zool. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 391-468.

Strand, E. 1908b. Diagnosen neuer aussereuropäischer Spinnen. Zool. Anz. 32: 769-773.

Strand, E. 1908h. Nordafrikanische, hauptsächlich von Carlo Freiherr von Erlanger gesammelte Aviculariidae, Drassidae und Theridiidae. Jahresh. Ver. Naturk. Württb. 64: 11-101.

Strand, E. 1911b. Vorläufige Diagnosen neuer Spinnen, insbesondere aus der Südsee, des Senckenbergischen Museums. Arch. Naturg. 77(I,2): 202-207.

Strand, E. 1911d. Araneae von den Aru- und Kei-Inseln. Abh. senckenb. naturf. Ges. 34.

Strand, E. 1913d. Neue indoaustralische und polynesische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums. Arch. Naturg. 79(A6).

Strand, E. 1915d. Indoaustralische, papuanische und polynesische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums, gesammelt von Dr E. Wolf, Dr J. Elbert u. a. In Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Hanseatischen Südsee-Expedition 1909. Abh. senckenb. naturf. Ges. 36(2).

Strand, E. 1917a. Zur Kenntnis afrikanischer Arten der Aviculariiden gattungen Idiops Perty, Harpactira Auss. und Pterinochilus Poc. Jahrb. nassau. Ver. Naturk. 70: 162-171.

Telford, G. Vorstellung von zwei Cyriopagopus Arten (Aranea, Theraphosidae, Ornithoctoninae)

Tesmoingt, M. 1996a. Contribution à l'étude taxonomique et description de Avicularia huriana de l'Equateur et de Avicularia sp. du Brésil (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Aviculariinae). Etude préliminaire de certains détails morphologiques. Arachnides 28: 5-11.

Tesmoingt, M., F. Cléton & J.-M. Verdez. 1997. Description de Brachypelma annitha n. sp. et de Brachypelma hamorii n. sp. mâles et femelles, nouvelles espèces proches de Brachypelma smithi (Cambridge, 1897) du Mexique. Arachnides 32: 8-20. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Tesmoingt, M., F. Cléton & J.-M. Verdez. 1997. Description de Brachypelma annitha n. sp. et de Brachypelma hamorii n. sp. mâles et femelles, nouvelles espèces proches de Brachypelma smithi (Cambridge, 1897) du Mexique. 2ème partie. Arachnides 33: 2-10.

Tesmoingt, M. 1999a. Une nouvelle espece d'Avicularia du Bresil: Description d'Avicularia braunshauseni (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Aviculariinae). Arachnides 43: 14-16. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Tesmoingt, M. 1999B. Description de Avicularia geroldi n. sp. (Ile de Santana-Bresil) (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae). Arachnides 43: 17-20.ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Thorell, T. 1881. Studi sui Ragni Malesi e Papuani. III. Ragni dell'Austro Malesia e del Capo York, conservati nel Museo civico di storia naturale di Genova. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova 17.

Thorell, T. 1887. Viaggio di L. Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. II. Primo saggio sui ragni birmani. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova 25.

Thorell, T. 1890a. Studi sui ragni Malesi e Papuani. IV, 1. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova 28.

Thorell, T. 1891. Spindlar från Nikobarerna och andra delar af södra Asien. Kongl. Svenska. Vet.-Acad. Handl. 24(2).

Thorell, T. 1894a. Förteckning öfver arachnider från Java och närgrändsande öar, insamlade af Carl Aurivillius; jemte beskrifningar å några sydasiatiska och sydamerikanska spindlar. Bih. Svenska. Vet.-Akad. Handl. 20(4): 1-63.

Thorell, T. 1895. Descriptive catalogue of the spiders of Burma. London.

Thorell, T. 1897a. Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. LXXIII. Secondo saggio sui Ragni birmani. I. Parallelodontes. Tubitelariae. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova (2) 17[=37].

Thorell, T. 1899. Araneae Camerunenses (Africae occidentalis) quas anno 1891 collegerunt Cel. Dr Y. Sjöstedt aliique. Bih. Svenska. Vet.-Akad. Handl. 25(1).

Tikader, B.K. 1977e. Studies on some mygalomorph spiders of the families Ctenizidae and Theraphosidae from India. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 74.

Tikader, B.K. 1987. Handbook: Indian Spiders

Valerio, C.E. 1979. Arañas terafósidas de Costa Rica (Araneae: Theraphosidae). II. Psalmopoeus reduncus, redescripción, distribución y el problema de dispersión en terafósidas. Revista Biol. Trop. 27: 301-308.

Valerio, C.E. 1980a. Arañas terafosidas de Costa Rica (Araneae, Theraphosidae). I. Sericopelma y Brachypelma. 
Brenesia 18: 259-288.

Valerio, C.E. 1980b. Arañas terafósidas de Costa Rica (Araneae: Theraphosidae). III. Sphaerobothria, Aphonopelma, Pterinopelma, Citharacanthus, Crypsidromus y Stichoplastus. Revta Biol. trop. 28: 271-296.

Vilchis-Nestor, C.A., S. Machkour-M’Rabet, I.D.L.A. Barriga-Sosa, P. Winterton & Y. Hénaut. 2013. Morphological and color differences between island and mainland populations in the Mexican red rump tarantula, Brachypelma vagans. Journal of Insect Science 13:95.

Vol, F. 2000a. Description de Bonnetina cyaneifemur, gen. n. & sp. n. (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) du Mexique. Arachnides 44: 2-9.

Vol, F. 2000b. Description d'une deuxieme espece d'Acanthoscurria du bassin des Guyanes, Acanthoscurria simoensi sp. n. et comparaison avec l'espece meconnue Acanthoscurria minor Ausserer, 1871. Arachnides 47: 8-18. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Vol. F. 2000. Description d´une nouvelle espéce de Metriopelma de Bolivie, Metriopelma ledezmae sp. n. (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Arachnides, 46: 2-4. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Vol, F. 2000. A propos de Brachypelma pallidum. Arachnides, 45: 1-4.

Vol, F. 2001a. Description d'une deuxième espèce de Bonnetina Vol, 2000 du Mexique, B. rudloffi sp. n. (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) et comparaison avec B. cyaneifemur. Arachnides 48: 7-16.

Vol, F. 2008. Description d'une espèce naine de Grammostola Simon, 1892 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae) provenant de l'Uruguay et notes sur sa biologie. L'arachnologiste 1: 22-37.

Von Wirth, V. 1991. Eine neue Vogelspinnenart aus Vietnam Haplopelma schmidti sp. n. (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Ornithoctoninae). Arachnol. Anz. 18: 6-11.

Von Wirth, V. & B.F. Striffler. 2005. Neue Erkennstisse zur Vogelspinnen – Unterfamilie Ornithoctoninae, mit Beschreibung von Ornithoctonus aureotibialis sp. n. und Haplopelma longipes sp. n. (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Arthropoda 13(2): 2-27. ENGLISH TRANSLATION HERE

Von Wirth, V.
Ornithoctoninae and Selenocosmiinae Identification Key

Walckenaer, C.A. 1837. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères. Paris, 1.

Walckenaer, C.A. 1841. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères. Paris, 2.

Walckenaer, C.A. 1847a. Histoire naturelles des Insects. Aptères. Paris, 4.

West, R. C. 2000. Some new theraphosids from western Mexico (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). Southwest. Nat. 45: 299-305.

West, R.C., S.D. Marshall, C.S. Fukishima & R. Bertani. 2008. Review and cladistic analysis of the Neotropical tarantula genus Ephebopus Simon 1892 (Araneae: Theraphosidae) with notes on the Aviculariinae. Zootaxa (1894): 35-58

Yamamoto, F.U., S.M. Lucas, J.P.L. Guadanucci & R.P. Indicatti. 2007. Revision of the genus Tmesiphantes Simon (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 24(4): 971-980.

Zhu, M.S., D.X. Song & T.H. Li. 2001. A new species of the family Theraphosidae, with taxonomic study on the species Selenocosmia hainana (Arachnida: Araneae). J. Baoding Teachers Coll. 14(2): 1-6.

Zhu, M.S., T.H. Li & D.X. Song. 2002. A new species of the genus Citharognathus from China (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Theraphosidae). J. Hebei Univ. (nat. Sci.) 22: 370-373.

Zhu, M.-S. & R. Zhang. 2008. Revision of the theraphosid spiders from China (Araneae: Mygalomorphae). The Journal of Arachnology 36: 425-447.

Last modified on
Trackback URL for this blog entry.


  • No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest Thursday, 24 January 2019