This species is 64% complete

Tapinauchenius rasti Hüsser, 2018

Lesser Antilles (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Tapinauchenius rasti
  • Described By: Hüsser, 2018
  • Researcher Profile: Martin Hüsser
  • Genus: Tapinauchenius
  • Etymology: The specific epithet is a noun in apposition as a recognition to Bastian Rast, Switzerland, who guided the author in his early years of tarantula research and is still tremendously supportive of the author’s work.
  • Original Type Locality: Mt. Taboi, Union Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Lesser Antilles

Specimen Records

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Tapinauchenius rasti
Holotype : (SMF ?), Lesser Antilles (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
(MHCOL0087), Lesser Antilles (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
(MHCOL0076), Lesser Antilles (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
(MHCOL0075), Lesser Antilles (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)

Adult Male Activity

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Habitat and Type Locality