Type Locality : VENEZUELA, Amazonas, Reserva de Biosfera Alto Orinoco-Casiquiare, 411 km from Puerto Ayacucho, Río Mavaca, Yanomami community Motorema
Etymology : The specific name is a noun in apposition taken from the Yanomami language meaning a kind of spider.
Holothele waikoshiemi sp. n. (Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae) is described based on two females and a juvenile from Venezuela. The new species is distinguished by leg I being the longest limb, incrassate tibia I and spermathecae shape.
Revta Iberica Arachnol. 12: 13-16