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This species is 36% complete
(Schmidt & Krause, 1994)
IUCN Red List Status
Taxonomy and History
Scientific Name : Brachypelma klaasi
Described By: (Schmidt & Krause, 1994)
Researcher Profile: Gunter Schmidt, R H Krause
Etymology: In honor of Mr Peter Klaas, Cologne, who collected the female for the first time.
Common Name: Mexican Pink Beauty
Brachypelmides klaasi Schmidt & Krause, 1994 Brachypelma klaasi Smith, 1995
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Adult Male Activity
The new species
differs from all the species of the
genus by its sharply pointed embolus, its bipartite spermathecae and its fine bearing of plumose setae on femur IV. It is the first representative of a new genus.
This species is mentioned in the following resources :
Habitat and Type Locality