A new Pterinochilus species from South Africa (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Harpactirinae).

Richard C Gallon, Ian Engelbrecht , 2011

About the Author

Ian Engelbrecht

Ian Engelbrecht

Ian Engelbrecht currently works as the Invertebrate Conservation Scientist in the provincial government Nature Conservation body in Gauteng Province, South Africa. He has an MSc in Conservation Biology from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, and is currently studying computer science intending to become more heavily involved in biodiversity and eco-informatics.

Ian has had an avid interest in scorpions since the age of 8 years. He joined the Spider Club of Southern Africa at age 10 and was its Chairman for several years.

Species mentioned

Pterinochilus lapalala

Pterinochilus lapalala Gallon & Engelbrecht, 2011

South Africa