Acanthopelma

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Acanthopelma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Family: Theraphosidae
Genus: Acanthopelma
F.O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897[1]
Species

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

Acanthopelma is a genus of spiders in the family Theraphosidae (tarantulas).[1] It is the only genus in the Acanthopelminae subfamily.[citation needed] The genus has two species, Acanthopelma beccarii in Guyana and Acanthopelma rufescens in Central America.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gen. Acanthopelma F.O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2016-05-20