Bistriopelma fabianae, a new species of tarantula (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae) in a Queñua forest from southern Peru
Oscar Magdiel Quispe-Colca, Radan Kaderka
A new species of Bistriopelma Kaderka 2015, Bistriopelma fabianae sp. nov., from
the Arequipa region in southern Peru is described, diagnosed, and illustrated.
Specimens were found in a Queñua forest (Polylepis rugulosa Bitter) spread out on
the slopes of Pichu Pichu volcano in the buffer zone of Salinas and Aguada Blanca
National Reserve. Biological and ecological data of B. fabianae sp. nov. are provided
as well as notes on B. kiwicha and B. peyoi, two new species recently described
from Apurimac and Cusco regions.