Thrixopelma

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Thrixopelma
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Thrixopelma ockerti
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Family: Theraphosidae
Genus: Thrixopelma
Schmidt, 1994 [1]
Type species
T. ockerti
Schmidt, 1994
Species

5, see text

Thrixopelma is a genus of South American tarantulas that was first described by Günter E. W. Schmidt in 1994. [2]

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Species

As of May 2020 it contains five species, one of which is found in Chile while the remaining four species are found in Peru: [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Gen. Thrixopelma Schmidt, 1994". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2020. doi:10.24436/2 . Retrieved 2020-06-08.
  2. Schmidt, G. (1994). "Eine neue Vogelspinnenart aus Peru, Thrixopelma ockerti gen. et sp. n. (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae)". Arachnologisches Magazin. 2 (2): 3–8.