Sericopelma melanotarsum Valerio, 1980

Costa Rica
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Sericopelma melanotarsum
  • Described By: Valerio, 1980
  • Researcher Profile: Carlos E. Valerio
  • Genus: Sericopelma
  • Etymology: The name refers to the contrasting color of the tarsus, which is a remarkable specific feature.
  • Common Name: Costa Rican Pink Foot
  • Original Type Locality: Macho holotipo de rlo Frlo, SarapiquI, provincia de Heredia (UCR-468)
    • Sericopelma melanotarsa Valerio, 1980
    • Sericopelma melanotarsa Smith, 1986
    • Sericopelma melanotarsa Smith, 1987
    • Sericopelma melanotarsum Schmidt, 1994
    • Sericopelma melanotarsum Peters, 2000
    • Sericopelma melanotarsum Piepho, 2001
    • Sericopelma melanotarsum Peters, 2003
    • Sericopelma melanotarsum Schmidt, 2003

Specimen Records

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Habitat and Type Locality