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Euthycaelus amandae Guadanucci & Weinmann, 2014

Venezuela
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Euthycaelus amandae

Specimen Records

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Euthycaelus amandae
Holotype : (MZSP 57222), Colombia
Paratype : (MZSP 57223), Colombia
Paratype : (?), Colombia

Adult Male Activity

  • The spider genera Euthycaelus Simon and Schismatothele Karsch (Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae)

    José Paulo Leite Guadanucci, Dirk Weinmann ,2014

    The genus Euthycaelus Simon 1889 is diagnosed based on the examination of type-material and additional material from Venezuela and Colombia. The genus now includes: Euthycaelus colonicus Simon 1889, E. norae sp. nov., E. amandae sp. nov.; Euthycaelus steini Simon 1889 is transferred to Psalistops comb. nov. The genus Schismatothele Karsch 1879 is considered a senior synonym of Hemiercus Simon 1903. Schismatothele includes S. lineata Karsch 1879, S. inflata (Simon 1889) comb. nov., S. modesta (Simon 1889) comb. nov, and S. benedettii Panzera et al. 2011. Hemiercus proximus Mello-Leitão 1923, from Cubatão, São Paulo, Brazil, is transferred to Acanthoscurria proxima (Mello-Leitão 1923) comb. nov. Hemiercus kastoni Caporiacco 1955 is considered a species inquirenda pending the examination of the type material.

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