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Acanthoscurria turumban

IUCN Status

Type Locality : San Martín de Turumbán; Río Cuyuní; Anacoco; estado Bolívar, Venezuela


Male Activity

Acanthoscurria turumban sp. nov. (Araneae: Theraphosidae) is described based on a male from State Bolivar, Venezuela. The new species resembles Acanthoscurria antillensis Pocock, 1903 and A. maga Simon, 1892 but can be distinguished by morphology of the male palpal organ and tibia I apophysis. The genus is recorded for the first time for Venezuela.
Bol. Soc. ent. Aragonesa 46: 143-145

Habitat and Type Locality