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Chaetopelma turkesi

IUCN Status

Type Locality : Turkey, Hatay province, Dörtyol district, Yahyalı plateau (36°49’N, 36°17’E)

Etymology : The species is named in honour of Assoc. Prof. Tuncay Türkeş, who has made an important contribution to Turkish arachnology.


Male Activity

A new species of Chaetopelma Ausserer, 1871 is described from Hatay province, Turkey. Differences between the new species and related species are discussed. The characteristic features of this species are described and illustrated.
Zoology in the Middle East 60(3): 267-271

Habitat and Type Locality