Avicularia urticans

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Avicularia urticans
Peruvian pinktoe tarantula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Mygalomorphae
Superfamily: Theraphosoidea
Family: Theraphosidae
Subfamily: Aviculariinae
Genus: Avicularia
Species: A. urticans
Binomial name
Avicularia urticans
(Schmidt, 1994)

Avicularia urticans (Peruvian pinktoe tarantula) is a species of tarantula native to South America. The species was first described by G.E.W. Schmidt in 1994.[1][2]

Description[edit]

Avicularia urticans (Peruvian pinktoe tarantula), Amazon Rainforest, near Nauta, Peru, 2011

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See also[edit]

List of Theraphosidae species

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Schmidt, GEW (1994). "Avicularia urticans sp. n. (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Aviculariinae), eine Vogelspinnenart aus Peru". Arachnol. Mag. (in German) 2 (6): 1–7. 
  2. ^ Schmidt, GEW (1995). "Das Männchen von Avicularia urticans Schmidt, 1994 (Araneida: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae)". Arachnol. Mag. (in German) 3 (4): 1–4. 

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