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Bistriopelma titicaca

IUCN Status

Type Locality : Peru, Puno, Pucará, 3904–3965 m.a.s.l.

Etymology : The specific name refers to the type locality near Titicaca Lake on the Peruvian-Bolivian frontier.


Male Activity

The male of Bistriopelma matuskai Kaderka 2015 is described and illustrated, the species is rediagnosed and complemented by new biogeographical data. Additionally, a new species of Bistriopelma, B. titicaca sp. nov., from the Puno region in Peru is described, diagnosed and illustrated. An updated general description and distribution map of Bistriopelma are provided.
Revista peruana de biología 24(3): 231 - 242 (2017)

Habitat and Type Locality