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Brachypelma albopilosum Valerio, 1980

Costa Rica
7.2/10 rating (29 votes)
IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Brachypelma albopilosum
  • Described By: Valerio, 1980
  • Researcher Profile: Carlos E. Valerio
  • Genus: Brachypelma
  • Etymology: The name refers to the whitish colour of the setae that contrasts with the short dark-coloured hair.
  • Common Name: Curlyhair
    • Brachypelma albopilosa Valerio, 1980
    • Brachypelma albopilosa Hancock & Hancock, 1989
    • Brachypelma albopilosum Schmidt, 1992a: 10, f. 3-7 (Tmf from Euathlus)

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