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Birupes simoroxigorum

Malaysia (Borneo)
IUCN Status

Type Locality : Batang Salak, Sarawak, Borneo, lowland rainforest

Etymology : The specific epithet is a combined patronym for the children of the collectors: Simon, Roxanne and Igor respectively


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A new genus and species of the subfamily Selenocosmiinae Simon, 1892 are described from Sarawak, Borneo: Birupes simoroxigorum gen. et sp. nov. with discussion on the use of palpal bulb, spermathecae and stridulatory organ morphology in selenocosmiine systematics.
Journal of the British Tarantula Society 34(1): 19-34

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