List of Theraphosidae species

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This page lists all described genera and species of the spider family Theraphosidae. As of November 2019, the World Spider Catalog accepts 996 species in 147 genera: [1]

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A

Acanthopelma

Acanthopelma F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897

Acanthoscurria

Acanthoscurria
(Pet) Brazilian whiteknee tarantula (Theraphosidae, Acanthoscurria geniculata) (23486439338).jpg
Brazilian white knee tarantula
( Acanthoscurria geniculata )

Acanthoscurria Ausserer, 1871

Acentropelma

Acentropelma Pocock, 1901

Aenigmarachne

Aenigmarachne Schmidt, 2005

Agnostopelma

Agnostopelma Pérez-Miles & Weinmann, 2010

Aguapanela

Aguapanela Perafán & Cifuentes, 2015

Ami

Ami Pérez-Miles, 2008

Annandaliella

Annandaliella Hirst, 1909

Anoploscelus

Anoploscelus Pocock, 1897

Antillena

Antillena Bertani, Huff & Fukushima, 2017

Aphonopelma

Aphonopelma
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Western desert tarantula
( Aphonopelma chalcodes )
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Costa Rican zebra tarantula
( Aphonopelma seemanni )

Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901

Augacephalus

Augacephalus Gallon, 2002

Avicularia

Avicularia Lamarck, 1818

B

Bacillochilus

Bacillochilus Gallon, 2010

Barropelma

Barropelma Chamberlin, 1940

Batesiella

Batesiella Pocock, 1903

Birupes

Birupes Gabriel & Sherwood, 2019

Bistriopelma

Bistriopelma Kaderka, 2015

Bonnetina

Bonnetina Vol, 2000

Brachionopus

Brachionopus Pocock, 1897

Brachypelma

Brachypelma

Brachypelma Simon, 1891

Bumba

Bumba Pérez-Miles, Bonaldo & Miglio, 2014

C

Cardiopelma

Cardiopelma Vol, 1999

Caribena

Caribena
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Caribena laeta , female
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Martinique pinktoe
( Caribena versicolor )

Caribena Fukushima & Bertani, 2017

Catanduba

Catanduba Yamamoto, Lucas & Brescovit, 2012

Catumiri

Catumiri Guadanucci, 2004

Ceratogyrus

Ceratogyrus Pocock, 1897

Chaetopelma

Chaetopelma
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Black furry
( Chaetopelma olivaceum )

Chaetopelma Ausserer, 1871

Chilobrachys

Chilobrachys Karsch, 1892

Chromatopelma

Chromatopelma
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Greenbottle blue tarantula
( Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens )

Chromatopelma Schmidt, 1995

Citharacanthus

Citharacanthus Pocock, 1901

Citharognathus

Citharognathus Pocock, 1895

Clavopelma

Clavopelma Chamberlin, 1940

Coremiocnemis

Coremiocnemis Simon, 1892

Cotztetlana

Cotztetlana Mendoza, 2012

Crassicrus

Crassicrus Reichling & West, 1996

Cubanana

Cubanana Ortiz, 2008

Cyclosternum

Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871

Cyriocosmus

Cyriocosmus

Cyriocosmus Simon, 1903

Cyriopagopus

Cyriopagopus
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Cobalt blue tarantula
( Cyriopagopus lividus )

Cyriopagopus Simon, 1887

Cyrtopholis

Cyrtopholis Simon, 1892

D

Davus

Davus
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Costa Rican tiger rump
( Davus fasciatus )

Davus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1892

Dolichothele

Dolichothele

Dolichothele Mello-Leitão, 1923

E

Encyocratella

Encyocratella Strand, 1907

Encyocrates

Encyocrates Simon, 1892

Ephebopus

Ephebopus
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Skeleton tarantula
( Ephebopus murinus )

Ephebopus Simon, 1892

Euathlus

Euathlus Ausserer, 1875

Eucratoscelus

Eucratoscelus Pocock, 1898

Eumenophorus

Eumenophorus Pocock, 1897

Eupalaestrus

Eupalaestrus
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Pink zebra beauty
( Eupalaestrus campestratus )

Eupalaestrus Pocock, 1901

Euphrictus

Euphrictus Hirst, 1908

Eurypelmella

Eurypelmella Strand, 1907

Euthycaelus

Euthycaelus Simon, 1889

G

Grammostola

Grammostola
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Chilean tarantula
( Grammostola porteri )
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Chilean fire hair tarantula
( Grammostola rosea )

Grammostola Simon, 1892

Guyruita

Guyruita Guadanucci, Lucas, Indicatti & Yamamoto, 2007

H

Hapalopus

Hapalopus

Hapalopus Ausserer, 1875

Hapalotremus

Hapalotremus Simon, 1903

Haploclastus

Haploclastus

Haploclastus Simon, 1892

Haplocosmia

Haplocosmia Schmidt & von Wirth, 1996

Harpactira

Harpactira Ausserer, 1871

Harpactirella

Harpactirella Purcell, 1902

Hemirrhagus

Hemirrhagus Simon, 1903

Heterophrictus

Heterophrictus Pocock, 1900

Heteroscodra

Heteroscodra
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Togo starburst
( Heteroscodra maculata )

Heteroscodra Pocock, 1900

Heterothele

Heterothele Karsch, 1879

Holothele

Holothele
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Trinidad olive tarantula
( Holothele incei )

Holothele Karsch, 1879

Homoeomma

Homoeomma Ausserer, 1871

Hysterocrates

Hysterocrates Simon, 1892

I

Idiothele

Idiothele

Idiothele Hewitt, 1919

Iridopelma

Iridopelma Pocock, 1901

Ischnocolus

Ischnocolus Ausserer, 1871

K

Kankuamo

Kankuamo Perafán, Galvis & Pérez-Miles, 2016

Kochiana

Kochiana Fukushima, Nagahama & Bertani, 2008

L

Lampropelma

Lampropelma
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Singapore blue
( Lampropelma violaceopes )

Lampropelma Simon, 1892

Lasiodora

Lasiodora
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Brazilian red birdeater
( Lasiodora difficilis )
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Brazilian salmon pink birdeater
( Lasiodora parahybana )

Lasiodora C. L. Koch, 1850

Lasiodorides

Lasiodorides

Lasiodorides Schmidt & Bischoff, 1997

Longilyra

Longilyra Gabriel, 2014

Loxomphalia

Loxomphalia Simon, 1889

Loxoptygus

Loxoptygus Simon, 1903

Lyrognathus

Lyrognathus Pocock, 1895

M

Magnacarina

Magnacarina Mendoza, Locht, Kaderka, Medina & Pérez-Miles, 2016

Magulla

Magulla Simon, 1892

Mascaraneus

Mascaraneus Gallon, 2005

Megaphobema

Megaphobema
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Orange kneed tarantula
( Megaphobema mesomelas )

Megaphobema Pocock, 1901

Metriopelma

Metriopelma Becker, 1878

Miaschistopus

Miaschistopus Pocock, 1897

Monocentropus

Monocentropus

Monocentropus Pocock, 1897

Munduruku

Munduruku Miglio, Bonaldo & Pérez-MIles, 2013

Mygalarachne

Mygalarachne Ausserer, 1871

Myostola

Myostola Simon, 1903

N

Neischnocolus

Neischnocolus Petrunkevitch, 1925

Neoheterophrictus

Neoheterophrictus

Neoheterophrictus Siliwal & Raven, 2012

Neoholothele

Neoholothele Guadanucci & Weinmann, 2015

Neostenotarsus

Neostenotarsus Pribik & Weinmann, 2004

Nesiergus

Nesiergus Simon, 1903

Nesipelma

Nesipelma Schmidt & Kovařík, 1996

Nhandu

Nhandu Lucas, 1983

O

Omothymus

Omothymus Thorell, 1891

Ornithoctonus

Ornithoctonus Pocock, 1892

Orphnaecus

Orphnaecus
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Philippine orange tarantula
( Orphnaecus philippinus )

Orphnaecus Simon, 1892

Ozopactus

Ozopactus Simon, 1889

P

Pachistopelma

Pachistopelma Pocock, 1901

Pamphobeteus

Pamphobeteus Pocock, 1901

Pelinobius

Pelinobius
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King baboon spider
( Pelinobius muticus )

Pelinobius Karsch, 1885

Phlogiellus

Phlogiellus Pocock, 1897

Phoneyusa

Phoneyusa Karsch, 1884

Phormictopus

Phormictopus
Cuban Bronze Tarantula (Phormictopus auratus) (8575064468).jpg
Cuban bronze tarantula ( Phormictopus auratus )
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Hispaniola giant tarantula
( Phormictopus cancerides )

Phormictopus Pocock, 1901

Phormingochilus

Phormingochilus Pocock, 1895

Phrixotrichus

Phrixotrichus Simon, 1889

Plesiopelma

Plesiopelma Pocock, 1901

Plesiophrictus

Plesiophrictus Pocock, 1899

Poecilotheria

Poecilotheria
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Indian ornamental
( Poecilotheria regalis ), female

Poecilotheria Simon, 1885

Proshapalopus

Proshapalopus Mello-Leitão, 1923

Psalmopoeus

Psalmopoeus

Psalmopoeus Pocock, 1895

Psednocnemis

Psednocnemis West, Nunn & Hogg, 2012

Pseudhapalopus

Pseudhapalopus
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Pseudhapalopus sp.

Pseudhapalopus Strand, 1907

Pseudoclamoris

Pseudoclamoris
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Orange tree spider
( Pseudoclamoris gigas )

Pseudoclamoris Hüsser, 2018

Pterinochilus

Pterinochilus
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Kilimanjaro mustard baboon spider
( Pterinochilus chordatus )

Pterinochilus Pocock, 1897

Pterinopelma

Pterinopelma Pocock, 1901

R

Reichlingia

Reichlingia Rudloff, 2001

Reversopelma

Reversopelma Schmidt, 2001

S

Sahydroaraneus

Sahydroaraneus Mirza & Sanap, 2014

Schismatothele

Schismatothele Karsch, 1879

Schizopelma

Schizopelma F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897

Scopelobates

Scopelobates Simon, 1903

Selenocosmia

Selenocosmia Ausserer, 1871

Selenogyrus

Selenogyrus Pocock, 1897

Selenotholus

Selenotholus Hogg, 1902

Selenotypus

Selenotypus Pocock, 1895

Sericopelma

Sericopelma
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Sericopelma sp.

Sericopelma Ausserer, 1875

Sickius

Sickius Soares & Camargo, 1948

Sphaerobothria

Sphaerobothria Karsch, 1879

Stichoplastoris

Stichoplastoris Rudloff, 1997

Stromatopelma

Stromatopelma Karsch, 1881

T

Tapinauchenius

Tapinauchenius

Tapinauchenius Ausserer, 1871

Theraphosa

Theraphosa
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Goliath birdeater
( Theraphosa blondi )

Theraphosa Thorell, 1870

Tliltocatl

Tliltocatl
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Mexican red rump
( Tliltocatl vagans )

Tliltocatl Jorge & Oscar, 2019

Thrigmopoeus

Thrigmopoeus Pocock, 1899

Thrixopelma

Thrixopelma
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Thrixopelma ockerti , juvenile female

Thrixopelma Schmidt, 1994

Tmesiphantes

Tmesiphantes Simon, 1892

Trichognathella

Trichognathella Gallon, 2004

Trichopelma

Trichopelma Simon, 1888

Typhochlaena

Typhochlaena C. L. Koch, 1850

U

Umbyquyra

Umbyquyra Gargiulo, Brescovit & Lucas, 2018

V

Vitalius

Vitalius Lucas, Silva & Bertani, 1993

X

Xenesthis

Xenesthis
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Colombian lesserblack tarantula
( Xenesthis immanis )

Xenesthis Simon, 1891

Y

Ybyrapora

Ybyrapora

Ybyrapora Fukushima & Bertani, 2017

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References

  1. "Family: Theraphosidae Thorell, 1869". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-12-08.