Yanomamius waikoshiemi

IUCN Status

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.


Male Activity

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

Habitat and Type Locality

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