Quispe-Colca & Kaderka, 2020
IUCN Red List Status
Taxonomy and History
Scientific Name : Bistriopelma fabianae
Described By: Quispe-Colca & Kaderka, 2020
Researcher Profile: Oscar Magdiel Quispe-Colca, Radan Kaderka
Etymology: This species is named in honor of Fabiana Colca, first author’s mother, for her company and great assistance during his thesis field research.
Original Type Locality: PERU, Arequipa, buffer zone of Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve, Chiguata, El Simbral, Queñua forest (Polylepis rugulosa Bitter), 4060 m a.s.l
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A new species of Bistriopelma Kaderka 2015, Bistriopelma fabianae sp. nov., from
the Arequipa region in southern Peru is described, diagnosed, and illustrated.
Specimens were found in a Queñua forest (Polylepis rugulosa Bitter) spread out on
the slopes of Pichu Pichu volcano in the buffer zone of Salinas and Aguada Blanca
National Reserve. Biological and ecological data of B. fabianae sp. nov. are provided
as well as notes on B. kiwicha and B. peyoi, two new species recently described
from Apurimac and Cusco regions.
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