Revision of the genus Tmesiphantes Simon (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae)
Flávio Uemori Yamamoto, Sylvia M. Lucas, José Paulo Leite Guadanucci, Rafael Prezzi Indicatti
The genus Tmesiphantes Simon, 1892 is revised. The type-species, T. nubilus Simon, 1892, is redescribed and three new species are described from the state of Bahia, Brazil: T. amadoi sp. nov., T. bethaniae sp. nov. and T. caymmii sp. nov. In addition, Tmesiphanthes physopus Mello-Leitão, 1926 and T. minensis Mello-Leitão, 1943 are transferred to Plesiopelma Pocock, 1901. T. chickeringi is considered species inquirenda.