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