Acanthopelma

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Acanthopelma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Mygalomorphae
Family: Theraphosidae
Subfamily: Acanthopelminae
Smith, 1994
Genus: Acanthopelma
F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897
Species

A. beccarii Caporiacco, 1947
A. rufescens F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897

Diversity
2 species

Acanthopelminae is a subfamily of New World tarantulas. This subfamily has only one genus, Acanthopelma, with two species, Acanthopelma rufescens in Central America and Acanthopelma beccarii in Guyana.

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